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Seattle Parks offers walking and running training to those ’50 and better’

January 26th, 2012 · No Comments

Seattle Parks and Recreation’s Lifelong Recreation Sound Steps program is offering training for people to get in shape for a 5K, 10K or half-marathon walk. It’s open to all ages, but is designed especially for people “50 and better.”

One of the kick-off events is from 1-3 p.m. next Wednesday at the Greenwood Senior Center, 525 N 85th St.

Each participant will receive a training packet, discounts on walking shoes, and information about staying healthy while training. Training begins at 9 a.m. on Sat., Feb. 4 with free, volunteer-led group walks from Jefferson Community Center (3801 Beacon Ave. S), Ballard Senior Center (5429 32nd Ave. NW), or Ravenna Eckstein Community Center (6535 Ravenna Ave. NE).

To participate and to get more information, please call Mari Becker at 206-684-4664 or email her at sound.steps@seattle.gov.

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