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Lace up for National Walking Day 2019

Claudia Pors
Claudia Pors March 5, 2019 Claudia is a Business Development Manager of Residential Services at Arlington Transportation Partners. She has been enjoying her morning reading time on the Metro and multi-modal afternoons since 2014.

ATP Takeaway: Earn Champions credit for promoting National Walking Day and register a walking team with your coworkers. Visit any of our four pit stops in Arlington on Wednesday, April 3 to join the fun.

There are a lot of great reasons to take a walking break during the day. A few minutes of daily activity is good for your heart, the fresh air is good for well, your whole body; plus, stepping away from your desk for a little bit helps re-calibrate your focus.

On April 3, 2019, you can also add National Walking Day to your list of reasons to get in your midday steps. With four exciting pit stops all over Arlington County, Champions credit for your company, and awesome giveaways, this is the perfect day to shake up your lunchtime routine.

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Save The Date

National Walking Day is Wednesday, April 3 and pit stops will be open 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Keep reading for new 2019 activities and opportunities.

Four Pit Stops

Register as a team or as an individual and walk to the pit stop closest to you.

Crystal City—Crystal City Water Park

1601 Crystal Drive, Arlington, VA 22202

Rosslyn—Central Place Plaza

1800 N Lynn St, Arlington, VA 22209

Ballston—Nature Conservancy Building

4245 North Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203

Columbia Pike—Penrose Square

2597 Columbia Pike, Arlington, VA 22204

What to Expect

Each pit stop will have fun giveaways from our partners, including heart healthy ideas from Virginia Hospital Center, snacks, and the chance to receive an awesome giveaway.

This event will be held rain or shine (unless there’s lightning), so break out your chicest rain coat and umbrella if the sky looks a little cloudy.

New in 2019: Evening Social Walk

This year, we have partnered with WalkArlington to bring an evening walk and social from 6:00-9:00 p.m. The evening event is an opportunity to gather with locals, discover a neighborhood, and enjoy treats from a local restaurant.

Registration for the social walk is separate to the midday pit stop event. Register for the WalkArlington Social Walk on Eventbrite.

Earn Champions Credit

To earn Silver Level Champions credit, download and share this flyer in your work place, then register your team to the pit stop nearest you.

National Walking Day 2019 - Register Your Team

Photo Credit: Reema Desai/ReemaDesai.com for Arlington Transportation Partners

Tags: Active Transportation, Walking, National Walking Day, Upcoming Events, Health, Arlington County

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