Get Healthy Alexandria! Top of The Town Walk Around


"Children need models rather than critics." Joseph Joubert

According to guest speaker Debra Kibbe, a pediatric diabetes expert from the International Life Sciences Institute and guest speaker at the Giving Circle of Alexandria's fall forum on childhood obesity Wednesday night, parents modeling an active lifestyle and health eating habits is the most important factor in making sure their children grow up healthy.

Top of The Town Walk Around

This Saturday's Top of the Town Walk Around event by the Partnership for a Healthier Alexandria offers the perfect chance for families to get out and get moving together. In honor of Veteran's Day, join Mayor Euille, Congressman Moran, and the Wounded Warriors to honor of all those who have served. The walk is an all ages event and includes a bunch of fun activities for people of all ages:

  • Walk the stairs of the Masonic Temple—whoever walks the most wins!
  • Meet firefighters and check out the fire truck!
  • Play games on the YMCA’s PhD moving playground!
  • Work out with CrossFit Old Town @ 10:00 & 10:30.
  • Potato Sack Races, Boot Camp and Dance Fusion with Fit2Be!
  • City official weigh-in!

When: Saturday, November 13. Registration starts at 8 a.m., walk begins at 9 a.m.
Where: Masonic Memorial Temple, 101 Callahan Drive
Who: Everyone!

Stay for awards, raffles, and other activities that will get you moving and having fun. The walk is part of Mayor Euille's "Get Healthy Alexandria initiative.

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