Colorado Springs, Colorado

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 country. 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.

City and State:
Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Upcoming Walks:

Saturday June 1st at 10 am, Bear Creek Nature Center, meet at the Visitors Center at 245 Bear Creek Rd

Saturday July 27th at 10 am, Ute Valley Park, From 317 S Rockrimmon Blvd, Colorado Springs, turn onto Ute Valley Trail, follow the road about a quarter mile to the round-about and Ute Valley Parking.

Saturday August 31st at 10 am, Red Rocks Open Space, meet at the SE corner of the main parking lot (closest to Route 24 highway), by the trailhead/restrooms.

Lead Physician:
Dr. David Rogers

Contact Information:
719-345-1577
alpenglowmd@gmail.com