Tyler, Texas

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; 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. What better way to start your weekend than on your feet making strides to help your heart and improving your general health to live longer! While you walk at your own pace, you’ll have the opportunity to have questions answered by local physicians.

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. Just put on a pair of comfortable shoes and walk alone, with friends, a partner or family or with a group. It’s a personal preference.


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Smith County Medical Society

Upcoming Walks:
Click here for the 2023-24 schedule

Walk Location:
Rose Rudman Park – 450 Shiloh Rd, Tyler, TX 75703 (Meet in the Woodcreek Gym parking lot)

Click here to sign the waiver before your 1st walk. Our chapter number is 3628

Lead Physician:
Dr. Marinel Munda

Contact Info:
Angela Driggs
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Volunteer Support:
Monina Mercado
Gold Suarez

Additional WWAD Events:
Click here for additional Walk with a Doc events in Tyler/Smith County