Second annual Healthy City Days features downtown walk and workout with the mayor

On October 3 from 11:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m., join Mayor Rawlings-Blake, health commissioner Dr. Oxiris Barbot and members of the Baltimore City Council on a festive walk from City Hall to the Inner Harbor to kick off a week-long campaign promoting exercise and healthy habits.

Leading the way will be the Paul Laurence Dunbar High School Marching Band and the Edmondson Westside High School Air Force JROTC Color Guard. There will be a short presentation by the Mayor at the end of the walk. Health tips, T-shirts, snacks and other giveaways will be provided. If you are interested in participating, please meet outside of City Hall just before 11:30 a.m.

On October 4, from 11:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the Harborplace Amphitheater, fitness expert Monte Sanders, trainer for Ray Lewis and Ed Reed, will lead the Mayor, other dignitaries, children and adults through a series of exercise routines and stretching moves that will excite and rejuvenate your mind, body and spirit. Health tips, snacks and other giveaways will be provided.

Health City Days, an eight-day campaign taking place from September 30 – October 7, encourages citizens to make healthy lifestyle choices by providing dozens of free screenings, fitness demonstrations and educational programs at easily accessible locations throughout Baltimore. The goal of Healthy City Days is to motivate people to eat right, exercise often and know their health-related numbers. Healthy City Days is sponsored by Presenting Sponsor CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield and the University of Maryland Medical Center.

For more information, call 410-616-8952. You can also like Healthy City Days on Facebook or Twitter (@HealthyCityDays).

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