(Utica, NY – March 2013) National Walking Day is a call-to-action from the American Heart Association for Americans to adopt a healthy lifestyle. Your company can help employees take the first step in becoming more active by participating. Join thousands across the nation as they wear their sneakers to work on April 3 and pledge to start a healthier lifestyle as part of this annual event.
Who: The Boilermaker Road Race; New Hartford Shopping Center; Scalzo, Zogby & Wittig Insurance; First Niagara; and WFXV 33 will join the American Heart Association and thousands of companies and Americans across the nation who have decided to take control of their health.
What: National Walking Day (always the first Wednesday in April)
Where: New Hartford Shopping Center
120 Genesee Street
Hew Hartford, NY 13413
When: Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 12:00 p.m.
Program begins at noon followed by a ceremonial walk.
Why: Pick up a pedometer and a heart-healthy lunch when you join in. Walking has the lowest dropout rate of any physical activity and it can effectively improve heart health.