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Walk 100 Miles with Mayor Barrett

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Walk 100 Video

The Walk 100 Miles in 100 Days challenge has been all over Milwaukee this summer. Check out this feature from our walk in Washington Park with WIC.

 

Mayor/City Update

After 64 days of the Walk 100 Miles challenge, Mayor Barrett has walked 158 miles and as a city Milwaukee has totaled 18,192 miles.

 

Community Walk Captains

Thank you to the following people and organizations who will be leading upcoming community walks: Alderman Puente, the American Cancer Society, Urban Ecology Center, WIC, the Boys & Girls Club, Don Smiley and Alderman Witkowski. 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

American Heart Association Walk

08-01-201412:30 PMCarver Park, Walk will begin at the Carver Park Pavilion.

Walk with Don Smiley/Summerfest

08-02-20149:30 AMLakeshore State Park - Walk will begin at the North Gate of the Summerfest Grounds

Walk with Alderman Witkowski

08-02-201411:30 AM6th and Howard St.

Run for a Reason - The Give Shirt

08-07-20147:00 PMInStep-Third Ward, 403 E. Buffalo St.

Walk with Alderman Bohl

08-07-20148:00 PMWalk will begin at Kops Park during their National Night Out event.

Listening to Mitchell Lunch Walk

08-08-201412:15 PMSt. Stanislaus Church, 524 West Historic Mitchell Street

Sprint for Spina Bifida

08-09-2014

Hank Aaron State Trail 5k Run/Walk

08-09-20148:15 AMKlement's Sausage Haus

Urban Ecology Center Walk at Washington Park

08-09-20141:30 PMWashington Park

Froedtert Company Walk

08-13-201412:00 PM92nd and Connell Ave. Northwest Corner of Froedtert Hospital.

Third Ward Walk with InStep

08-14-20146:30 PMInStep Running & Physical Therapy, 403 E. Buffalo St.

Man Up 5k Walk

08-16-20147:30 AMSchlitz Park

Walk the Hank, Canal Street

08-16-20149:00 AM3701 West Canal Street

Arthritis Foundation Run/Walk to Irish Fest

08-17-201410:00 AMSummerfest Grounds

Historic Milwaukee North Point Mansions Walk

08-17-20141:00 PMMeet at the fountain near the southeast corner of North Avenue and Lake Drive

MPS Run Back to School

08-23-20149:00 AMWick Playfield, 4929 W. Vliet St. Milwaukee, WI

Walk for Wishes

08-23-20149:30 AMNorth Gate of the Henry Meier Festival Grounds

Wisconsin Humane Society Walk

08-25-20145:30 PMWisconsin Humane Society, 4500 W. Wisconsin Ave.

Corporate Sponsors

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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