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Walk 100 Miles with Mayor Barrett

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Mayor/City Update

After 50 days of the Walk 100 Miles challenge, Mayor Barrett has walked 158 miles and as a city Milwaukee has totaled 14,437 miles.

 

Community Walk Captains

Thank you to the following people and organizations who will be leading upcoming community walks: MGIC, Alderman Murphy, Urban Ecology Center, We Energies and WIC. Look for more community walks throughout the summer.

 

Track Your Progress

Welcome participants to our 2014 City of Milwaukee Walk 100 miles with the Mayor challenge. Create your own account and start tracking your miles today.

A Message from Mayor Barrett:

 

Hello Milwaukee!

Are you up for a challenge? At the beginning of June I launched a challenge for all Milwaukee residents to join me in walking 100 miles in 100 days. While the program is underway, it’s not too late to join! Create an account, start logging your miles and earn a chance to win great prizes from our sponsors.

Whether you walk on your own, in a group, or join one of the many community walks, remember that every step counts. Regular physical activity has been shown to help control weight and lower risk for heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and depression. Even better, it might just help you live longer.

So get up, get out, and join the movement. Click here to create an account to track your miles, and I hope to see you out and moving this summer!

Urban Ecology Center Walk

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Calendar

MGIC Company Walk

07-01-201411:30 AMRed Arrow Park/Downtown

Storm the Bastille

07-10-20149:00 PM825 N. Jefferson St. (Cathedral Square)

5k Chocolate Party Run/Walk

07-12-20149:00 AMEstabrook Park

Push America Friendship Walk

07-12-20145:00 PMHart Park near 70th St. Will walk the Oak Leaf Trail

Urban Ecology Center Riverside Park Walk

07-14-20145:00 PMWalk will begin at the Urban Ecology Center in Riverside Park located at 1500 E. Park Place. The walk will conclude at the Lake Park Musical Mondays event.

Walk with Alderman Murphy

07-17-20146:30 PMEnderis Park

Wheels & Heels Rush on Festa

07-18-20146:55 PM North entrance to Summerfest at the corner of East Michigan St. and North Harbor Drive.

5k UNCF Run/Walk for Education

07-19-20148:00 AMVeterans Park

Riverwalk History Tour

07-21-201412:00 PMStart at patio area near the Bronze Fonz. Walk down Riverwalk toward Third Ward.

Capuchin's 5k Run/Walk for the Hungry

07-25-20147:00 PMSummerfest Grounds

Famous Racing Sausage 5k Run/Walk

07-26-20148:00 AMMiller Park

Walk the Hank, Mitchell Park Domes

07-26-20149:00 AMMitchell Park Domes, 524 South Layton Blvd.

Walk with Alderman Puente

07-29-20146:30 PMHavenwoods State Forest Park. Meeting outside the Environmental Awareness Center

Suits & Sneakers Day Walk

07-30-201412:00 PMJoin the American Cancer Society and Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett for a one-mile Suits & Sneakers Walk at 12PM on Wednesday, July 30th starting at Schlitz Park in downtown Milwaukee. With your help we will help finish the fight against cancer, raise awareness, and get active together!

Urban Ecology Center Three Bridges Park Walk

07-30-20145:00 PMThree Bridges Park

Community Walk with WIC

07-31-20141:00 PMWashington Park

Boys & Girls Club Walk

07-31-20144:00 PMStart: Hillside Boys and Girls Club

Corporate Sponsors

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Molina Healthcare

 

Resources

Walking Safety

Walking Safety

Whenever and wherever you walk, keep these safety tips in mind.

  • Be on the safe side.
    It’s safest to walk on a sidewalk or designated trail. If you must walk in the street, walk facing traffic. If going out for a walk alone, be sure that someone knows where you are going.
  • Be street smart.
    Cross the street at designated crosswalks and be careful at intersections or on busy roads where drivers may not yield to pedestrians while turning.
  • Be safe at night.
    Increase your visibility by carrying a flashlight and wearing reflective clothing.
Area Resources

Area Resources