Celebrate National Walk to Work Day Friday, April 7th!

The City of Stamford, CTrides and Stamford 2030 are hosting an event on National Walk to Work Day, Friday, April 7th.  It will be held at the Stamford Train Station up in the concourse and the gateway from 7:30am to 9:00am.  Join us for free coffee, snacks, giveaways and prizes for two contests, including “The Longest Walking Commute” and “Walk to Work Photo Contest!”  And learn how walking can be a viable transportation option, as well as a fun, healthy, sustainable and affordable option.   

Walking even 15 minutes during your commute to work or during your lunch break can increase productivity and provide many health benefits!

Walk to Work Tips:

  • Use Google Maps or other resources to plan your walking route
  • Stick to routes that feel safe and are well-lit
  • Wear supportive shoes
  • Be prepared for the weather
  • Carry a water bottle
  • Sweat happens, so be prepared to spruce up at work

Walking Tips from the Mayo Clinic

Healthy Living Program from the American Heart Association

Target Heart Rate Calculator from the American Cancer Society