Columbus, Ohio

According to the American Heart Association, walking has the lowest dropout rate of any physical activity. Think it doesn’t do any good? Think again. Walking is low impact and easier on the joints than running. It is safe – with a doctor’s okay – for people with orthopedic ailments, heart conditions, and those who are more than 20% overweight. In addition, research has shown that you could gain two hours of life for each hour of regular exercise! That quick stroll around the block seems a little more worthwhile now, doesn’t it?

Walk with a Doc is a walking program for everyone interested in taking steps for a healthier lifestyle. You’ll take a few minutes to learn about a current health topic from a healthcare provider, then spend the rest of the hour enjoying a healthy walk and fun conversation. It’s a great way to get out, get active, and enjoy all the benefits that come from walking. Walk your own pace and distance.

This program was started in Columbus, OH in April of 2005 by Dr. David Sabgir and has now expanded throughout the world. You don’t need any special gear and there are no special rules. Our walking groups are a safe, fun, and FREE place to get some steps, learn about health, and meet new friends.

City and State:
Columbus, Ohio

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Community Development for All People

Upcoming Walks:
The walks are temporarily on hold – check back soon for updates. If you’re a healthcare provider interested in leading these walks, please email

Walking on the 2nd Saturday of every month at 9:00 AM

Walk Location:
Schiller Park & surrounding neighborhood – 1069 Jaeger St Columbus, Ohio 43206 (Meet in the parking lot outside the Schiller Community Recreation Center)

Lead Physician:
TBD – if you’re a healthcare provider interested in leading these walks, please email

Contact Information:
Jess Grady
614-445-7342 ext 112

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