FAQs

Who can join Walk with a Doc?

Walkers and rollers of all ages, fitness levels, and backgrounds are welcome and encouraged to attend these ongoing, FREE events—no registration necessary.

What happens during a walk?

At each Walk with a Doc event, the participating doctor begins with a brief discussion on a current health topic and then participants spend the rest of the hour enjoying a healthy walk and conversation. During the walk, participants are not just allowed, but emboldened, to ask the doc about health-related issues in a relaxed setting.

When is Walk with a Doc?

Each Walk with a Doc community leads weekly, bi-weekly or monthly walking opportunities. The partnering organization chooses a day and time that works best for the population they serve.

Where can someone find the closest Walk with a Doc location to them?

Walk with a Doc is located all around the nation and the world; find a Walk closest to you by using the search tool on the Walk with a Doc website. If there isn’t a location nearby, walkers can take this flyer to their doctor to encourage them to sign up.

Why participate in Walk with a Doc?

We have 100 reasons to walk – reducing blood pressure, stimulating mental capacity, preventing diabetes and enriching social relationships to name a few. Check out the other 96 reasons here!