‘Walk-n-Talk With a Doc’ Around Lake Burien on Sunday, Jan. 6


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WABI Burien wants everyone to know that they’re kicking off the new year with a special ‘Walk-n-Talk-with-a-Doc’ on Sunday, Jan. 6, starting at 2 p.m.

Dr. Michael Schlitt, Neurosurgeon and Chief of Surgery at Highline Medical Center, will speak to the group beforehand about the health benefits of walking.

Each walker present will receive a free pedometer and a copy of Dr. Schlitt’s walking program.

Dr. Schlitt will then join the walk so the conversation can continue along the walking route.

For more details, please visit http://www.wabiburien.org/walk-n-talk-with-a-doc-january-special/

WHAT/WHO: ‘Walk-n-Talk with a Doc’ for walkers of every level and ability 
(dogs are welcome).

WHEN: Sunday, January 6, 2013 (rain or shine); meet-up at 2 p.m. Talk by Dr. Schlitt starts at 2:15 p.m. Walking starts at about 2:30 or so.

WHERE: Meet in the multipurpose room (city council chambers behind the glass wall) on the first floor of the Burien City Hall/Public Library at 400 SW 152nd Street.

DISTANCE: About 2.25 miles, round trip, mostly flat, with some sidewalks.

ROUTE: From Burien City Hall/Public Library at Burien Town Square, west around Lake Burien, and back to Town Square Park.

“This is a very exciting collaboration between WABI Burien and a respected member of Burien’s Health Care Community,” said Organizer Maureen Hoffmann. “Please spread the word to those you know. Thank you.”

INFO: To learn more about WABI Burien, visit www.wabiburien.org.

Some Intentions for Burien’s Walk-n-Talk:
  • “Encourage active living to support physical and mental health.” (Part of Burien’s new “Vision”.)
  • Initiate conversation between friends and neighbors, new and old.
  • Create our own little “volksmarch“, in the European tradition.
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One Response to “‘Walk-n-Talk With a Doc’ Around Lake Burien on Sunday, Jan. 6”
  1. Rob says:

    The free Pedometer is worth the walk!

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