Posted: Wednesday 17th April 2019
Want to be part of something BIG?
Hertfordshire County Council’s Countryside and Rights of Way Service is attempting to set a new record for the greatest number of Health Walkers out walking, on Monday 13 May with the 4th annual Mass Health Walk. And what better time to set this challenge than during National Walking Month?
The Hertfordshire Health Walks initiative offers over 70 walks per week across the county, helping residents to meet the target of 150 minutes exercise per week as recommended by the UK’s Chief Medical Officers. The walks are free, local, short and led by trained volunteers. Building on the success of 2018’s Hertfordshire Year of Physical Activity, this year there will be over 40 walks on offer, hoping to inspire more walkers than ever to lace up their walking shoes. Last year 815 people took part in the Mass Health Walk event, so whether you’re already a seasoned Health Walker or fancy trying it for the first time this is the ideal opportunity to get active and help break the record.
With walks taking place across the county you’ll have the choice of joining a variety of distances, from a gentle 30 minute, through to a brisk 90 minute walk. Introduce a friend, bring a neighbour or rally the family to help make this the biggest Health Walk ever!
Sign up as a walker TODAY and find a walk to take part in on May 13.
Mass Health Walk events on Monday May 13 2019 (PDF 209KB).
May is National Walking Month – Join us for a short, FREE walk to celebrate the Mass Health Walk on May 13th.