Syracuse, New York

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 three 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:
Syracuse, New York

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Upcoming Walks:
Walking on the 2nd Saturday of every month at 9:00 AM beginning June 8, 2024!

Walk Locations:
June 2024-October 2024:
Meet at the Onondaga Lake Parkway Skateboard Park
6700 Onondaga Lake Parkway
Liverpool, NY

November 2024-April 2025
Meet at the Carousel by the Food Court
Destiny USA
1 Destiny USA Drive
Syracuse, NY 13204

Click here to sign the waiver before your 1st walk. Our chapter number is 2674

Lead Physician:
Clyde Satterly, MD, Family Medicine

Contact Information:
Elizabeth Fuertes-Binder