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Let’s Walk Waco - Join Us This Fall!

Did you know that walking is one of the easiest, least expensive, most accessible ways to improve your health?

Walking will help you maintain a healthy weight and lose body fat; prevent or manage conditions, including heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure, cancer, and type 2 diabetes; improve cardiovascular fitness, strengthen your bones and muscles; improve your balance and coordination; and increase your energy and improve your mood, cognition, memory, and sleep.

It’s not complicated.  There’s no pressure.  No elaborate or pricey equipment or memberships are necessary.  You control your schedule, your distance, where you go, and who you go with.  Just put one foot in front of the other and join “Let’s Walk Waco” this Fall. 

If you’re looking to start or continue your walking journey, join the “Let’s Walk Waco” community-wide challenge.  This walking challenge is sponsored by the Live Well Waco Coalition and the Waco-McLennan County Public Health District. This FREE eight-week program begins September 20thand runs through November 15th.  Registration begins on August 30th.  You can create a team of your friends, neighbors, family, or co-workers or join a team and get the chance to meet and make new connections. Anyone can join and McLennan County residents who log their miles may win prizes along the way!   

For information on how to register, create or join a team, visit us There you will also find information about Community Center parks and indoor walking opportunities, City parks and trails, Frequently Asked Questions and other helpful tips and resources. Come join the fun and “Let’s Walk Waco”!!