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October 5 is Walk Maryland Day

Surgeon General Vivek Murthy is calling on all Americans to “Step It Up!” to promote walking and walkable communities to promote health. On October 5, all Marylanders are encouraged to take action and take a walk. Grab a friend and catch up over a stroll through the neighborhood. Register as an...

Walk MD 500 Mile Trail and Milestones

Registered walkers use an interactive map to track progress along the trail. Walk MD! Trail and Milestones The Walk MD! State Trail is 500 miles long "as the crow flys." The specific Milestone locations were selected because each offers the opportunity to walk on established trails and/or...


Walk MD! Tools Individual Activity Log Group Tally Log Exercise Equivalent Chart Publications Up for the Challenge is a 4-H Youth Development fitness, nutrition and health curriculum for school-aged, middle school and teen youth. It was written for military afterschool programs but is easily...

Exercise Equivalents

The primary goal of Walk MD! is to encourage people to participate in regular activity to increase overall health. The exercise equivalents in the chart below below were developed so participants who enjoy activities in addition to walking can log credit for those different activies. These exercise...

How To . . .

1. How to Register and track miles as an Individual 2. How to Register and track miles as a Group Walk MD! for Individual Walkers Walk MD! is a great way to challenge yourself to maintain or increase your physical activity level. See how long it takes you to “walk” the 500 mile trail across our...


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Exercise Tips

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About Walk MD!

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