Detroit, MI 48207, United States
Starts at 8:15 a.m.
Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. at the carousel
Stretching from 8-8:15 a.m.
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Detroit Police Commissioner Willie Burton of the 5th District presents Walk with Willie on the Detroit Riverwalk. For a better Detroit we need a healthier Detroit! 10 benefits of walking are • Helps with weight management • It’s accessible to everyone • Doesn’t require special equipment • One of the easiest ways to get more active • Reduces symptoms of depression and anxiety • It’s a low impact exercise • Lowers ”bad” cholesterol (LDL) • Raises “good” cholesterol (HDL) • Lowers blood pressure • Reduces the risk of some cancers. Tips for a successful walk include wear comfortable shoes, drink plenty of water, all levels of walkers are invited, bring a friend, meet new friends and meet a personal trainer.