Step out to celebrate National Walking Day by attending the free Walk Tacoma Kick-off in Wright Park on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at noon, with Downtown On the Go and the American Heart Association, in partnership with Metro Parks Tacoma. This event will kick-off the 2018 Walk Tacoma Series sponsored by the Puyallup Watershed Initiative Active Transportation and MultiCare.
Learn about Wright Park through an introductory presentation by retired Metro Parks historian, Melissa McGinnis. Metro Parks representative, Debbie Terwilliger, will provide a talk along the route and Paula Battle will get your heart pumping at her Making Moves Station. The Children’s Museum of Tacoma will provide an activity for kids to encourage families to attend the walk.
- Start: South Side of Wright Park by the Lion Sculptures
- Sign-in: Starting at 11:30 a.m.
- Walk: Noon
The first 250 participants to register/sign-in will receive a swag bag. The half hour before the walk, participants can also visit booths to learn more about healthy lifestyles, healthy commutes, and other walking events. All Walk Tacoma events are free and pre-registration is available but not necessary.