The 'Family Footsteps' Walks aim to provide opportunities for
local people to take part in physical activity whilst exploring
their local area. The walks are accessible to all ages and
abilities and led by qualified walk leaders.
The fifth of this year's 'Family Footsteps' walks, arranged by
County Durham & Darlington NHS Foundation Trust will take place
on Saturday 20th August. The meeting point is at Wheatley Hill
Greenhills Centre, followed by a scenic walk within the
village. The walk will start at 10am, lasting
approximately one hour, starting and finishing at the same
Health Improvement Practitioner, Lauren Lang said: "Walking is a
great way to keep fit and healthy and does not have to be too
strenuous to produce results.
"It is associated with a number of benefits and reduces the risk
of many chronic conditions such as; coronary heart disease,
strokes, high blood pressure, obesity and diabetes. So why not come
along and keep fit whilst having fun on our walks!"
For more information on the Get Active Get Walking programme
please contact Lauren Lang (Health Improvement Practitioner) on
0191 5692847 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Published: 4 August 2011
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