Walk Across Williamson
The Williamson County Health Council is marking the end of its first cycle of Walk Across Williamson, a free walking program for Williamson County residents.
On Saturday April 5 at 9:00 am, the community is invited to join the free fun at Pinkerton Park (please note location change from Jim Warren Park) at 405 Murfreesboro Road/Hwy 96 in Franklin for the Walk Across Williamson Celebration Walk.
Commissioner Susan Cooper with the Tennessee Department of Health will be hosting the event and Peter Jenkins, author of “A Walk Across America” will also speak. Drawings for prizes will be awarded to participants who have turned in their walking logs during the course of the program (October-April). Prizes include: Autographed books from Peter Jenkins, an IPod Shuffle from Lifesigns, and much more! Giveaways for those that attend will be available as supplies last. The speakers are scheduled to begin at 9:00 am, and the one mile group walk will begin immediately after. All ages and levels of fitness are invited to attend! Dogs must be leashed.
Participating sponsors at the event include AmeriChoice, FranklinIs.com, GetFitTN, Graceworks Ministries, TENNderCare and Cool Springs YMCA DiabeteSmart program.
Other program sponsors: CoolSprings Galleria, D1 Sports, Department of Children’s Services, Family Resource Center with Williamson County Schools, Franklin City Parks, Franklin Special School District, Kohl’s, Kroger at Independence Square, Kroger of Spring Hill, LifeSigns, Prairie Life Fitness Center, Publix at Highway 100, Smoothie King, Sonic, Velocity Sports Performance, Williamson County Health Department, Williamson County Park and Rec, Williamson County Schools, and Williamson Medical Center.
For more information on the Walk Across Williamson program, contact the Williamson County Health Department at 794-1542, extension 5355, or 799-2389, extension 112 or go to www.FranklinIs.com.