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Worcester County Health Department and Town of Snow Hill partner to sponsor 6th Annual Making Strides for Awareness Fun Walk

Snow Hill, MD- Fall into fitness this October and participate in the 6th Annual Making Strides for Awareness Fun Walk to be held at 5:45 p.m. on Wednesday, October 3 at Byrd Park in Snow Hill, Market Street. This is a free event co-sponsored by the Worcester County Health Department and the Town of Snow Hill. The first 50 registrants will receive a HOPE stadium cup.  Registration begins at 5pm. Participants will have the opportunity to complete a ½ mile, 1-mile, or 2-mile walk.  

“We are grateful for the continued partnership of the Town of Snow Hill and this opportunity to promote walking in our beautiful parks,” said Mimi Dean, Director of Prevention Services for the Worcester County Health Department.

This is a great chance to enjoy the outdoors while getting some physical activity with friends, family, and other community residents. Friendly, leashed dogs are welcome.  Participants are encouraged to wear pink or purple in support of breast cancer and domestic violence awareness.  The Worcester County Health Department and Life Crisis will be on site providing education and health screenings including blood pressure.  Just Walk program information will also be available and community residents can sign up for the free, incentive-based, physical activity program on site.
Pre-registration for the 6th Annual Making Strides for Awareness Walk is encouraged and participants can register by calling 410-632-0056 or by visiting Worcesterhealth.org.