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!