PA WalkWorks Expands Network of Walking Routes

WalkWorksa collaboration of the Pennsylvania Department of Health and the University of Pittsburgh to increase opportunities for physical activity through safe, fun, fact-filled walking routes in communities across Pennsylvania, is inviting organizations interested in improving the health of their residents to join its network of 100 walking routes by completing a brief application. A limited number of partners will be added to the network during this cycle. 

Interested townships may apply by November 13. Applicants will be asked to identify a walking route, including points of interest, collaborate with community organizations to encourage walking, and organize a kick-off celebration. Selected organizations will receive technical assistance with route selection, guidance for physically distanced walks, and promotional materials and signage for the walking route. Click here to apply. Completed applications must be returned to PAWalkWorks@pitt.eduClick here to learn more.