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Get Moving with Worcester Health’s 2023-2024 Just Walk Fun Walks

Snow Hill, MD - Are you ready to get active and explore the parks in Worcester County?

Join the Worcester County Health Department for nine Just Walk Fun Walks in 2023-2024. The next round of free walking events begins in October and continues through the Spring of 2024. The scheduled walks range from self-directed scavenger hunts to large events coordinated by Worcester Health.

2023-2024 Walk Schedule:

  • October 1 - 31, 2023

Just Walktober Challenge

  • 31 day walk challenge. More information and registration details to follow.

 

  • October 4-8, 2023

Walk Maryland Day & Scavenger Hunt, 

  • Participating parks in Snow Hill, Berlin, Ocean Pines, Ocean City, and Pocomoke.
  • More information and registration details to follow.

 

  • November 3, 2023 

Berlin Fall Glow Walk, 5:30p.m.

  • Stephen Decatur Park, Tripoli St, Berlin, MD.

 

  • December 4-11, 2023 

12 Days of Just Walk, (self-directed) 8a.m.-5p.m.

  • Newtown Park, 2001 Groton Road, Pocomoke, MD.
  • Byrd Park, 400 Dighton Ave, Snow Hill, MD.
  • Herring Creek Nature Park, 12500 Nature Park Dr, Ocean City, MD.

 

  • January 1, 2024

First Day Walk & Hike Scavenger Hunt (self-directed) 8a.m.-5p.m.

  • Assateague State Park-Rackliffe Trail, 6915 Stephen Decatur Hwy, Berlin, MD.

 

  • February 17-18, 2024 

Go Red Scavenger Hunt, (self-directed) 8a.m.-5p.m.

  • Cypress Park, 7 Bridge St, Pocomoke, MD.
  • Byrd Park, 400 Dighton Ave, Snow Hill, MD.
  • Stephen Decatur Park, Tripoli St, Berlin, MD.

 

  • April 13, 2024 

Tortoise & Hare Dare, 9a.m.

  • Pocomoke River State Park-Shad Landing, 3461 Worcester Hwy, Snow Hill, MD.

 

  • May 4, 2024 

Berlin Spring Walk, 9a.m.

  • Stephen Decatur Park, Tripoli St, Berlin, MD.

 

  • June 8, 2024

Just Walk for Men’s Health, 9a.m.

  • Cypress Park, 7 Bridge St, Pocomoke, MD.  

 

According to the National Institutes of Health, walking can “lower your risk of high blood pressure, heart disease, and diabetes. Walking also helps reduce stress and improve sleep.” Worcester is full of fantastic parks, trails, and places to walk alone or with a group. 

Need a goal? You can join Just Walk Worcester, Worcester Health’s free incentivized walking program. Just Walk is a self-directed and reported physical activity program that rewards participants for miles or minutes of activity they complete. To join, visit JustWalkWorcester.org and click on the “Join” button, complete the registration information, and start being active. Track your steps, miles, or minutes of activity, and then when you are ready, you can submit through the Just Walk Worcester website to start earning your free prizes! Move your way and be active wherever you want, whenever you want. 

All Worcester County residents are encouraged to participate in any of the Just Walk Fun Walks throughout the year. For more information, call 410-632-1100 ext. 1108 or visit worcesterhealth.org 

 

 

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