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WALK with a Doc!

Walk with a Doc was started in 2005 by Dr. David Sabgir, a cardiologist in Columbus, Ohio. Frustrated with his inability to affect behavior change in the clinical setting, Dr. Sabgir invited his patients to go for a walk with him in a local park on a spring Saturday morning. To his surprise, over 100 people showed up, energized and ready to move.

 

Since that first event in 2005, Walk with a Doc has grown as a grassroots effort, with a model based on sustainability and simplicity. A doctor gives a brief presentation on a health topic and then leads participants on a walk at their own pace. Healthy snacks, coffee and blood pressure checks are an optional part of a Walk with a Doc event. The Walk added an Executive Director in 2009 and focused on building a program that could easily be implemented by interested doctors in other cities around the country. As a result of these efforts, the reach of Walk with a Doc now extends all around the globe with over 300 chapters worldwide!

 

Walk With a Doc events are FREE and open to all. We encourage you to bring your friends and family.

Events include free blood pressure screenings, free giveaways, and free refreshments sponsored by local shops.


Upcoming Walk with a Doc Events

MAY 12
8:00 am Saturday, May 12, 2018
East Boulder Community Park
Plenty of Free Parking Available
Topic: Sleep and Dreaming
Hosted by: Dr. Satish Rao


MAY 19
8:00 am Saturday, May 19, 2018
Rocky Mountain Lake Park
Meet on 46th avenue side near parking at Irving Ave
Plenty of free parking
Topic: TBD
Hosted by: Grace Alfonsi, MD


MAY 20
2:00 pm Sunday, May 20, 2018
Crestmoor Park
Meet at Tennis Courts
Plenty of free parking available

Healthy Aging focused walk, all are welcome!
Topic: Vision Impairment and Aging
Hosted by: University of Colorado Division of Geriatrics


JUNE 2
8:00 am Saturday, June 2, 2018
César Chávez Park
Off of Tennyson in the Highlands of Denver
Meet near the Tennyson Sidewalk Entrance
Plenty of Free Parking Available

** SPECIAL ** Event in combination with a tasting
and cooking demo at Vital Root
Topic: Holistic Health + Cooking Demo
Hosted by: Andrew M. Freeman, MD


Please Visit the Walk with a Doc website for more information and resources
https://walkwithadoc.org/who-we-are/