Posted on 11th May 2018 by Liz Gore
Hertfordshire County Council is attempting to set a new record for the greatest number of Health Walkers out walking on Monday 14 May. Taking place during National Walking Month and as part of Hertfordshire’s Year of Physical Activity, the 3rd Mass Health Walk provides a bumper offering of over 25 Health Walks which are taking place across Hertfordshire.
Whether you’re a seasoned health walker or turning up for the first time, there are plenty of opportunities to get active and help break the Hertfordshire record. The number to beat is 630 walkers, set on the Mass Health Walk Day 2015!
Visit the Events section of the website to find more information on Health Walks in or around ParksHerts Parks. For a full list of all the May 14th walks, visit www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/healthwalks. Follow Facebook and Twitter for the latest information.
To register as a walker, visit the website or just turn up 15 minutes before your walk is due to start.
The Herts Health Walks initiative offers over 60 walks per week across the country, helping residents to meet the target of 150 minutes of exercise per week as recommended by the UK’s Chief Medical Officers. All walks are free and are led by trained volunteers. Visit the Events section of the website to find more information on Health Walks in or around ParksHerts Parks. If none of these work for you, the full list is available at www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/healthwalks
May is Walking month for Hertfordshire’s Year of Physical Activity 2018. The aim being to make Hertfordshire the most active county. The year will highlight the many and varied ways to get active and improve your health across Hertfordshire and each month will focus on a different topic.