It is with great caution and, of course, disappointment, that we are postponing all of our active events through the month of May. We will reassess next month and make the necessary decisions regarding future programs scheduled for June.
Because of the Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak, we are using an abundance of caution to keep everyone safe. Please keep checking back to our Facebook page for updates of any other changes in our schedule. Stay safe and stay healthy.
In 2015, Indiana County was selected to participate in the WalkWorks program. WalkWorks is a collaboration between the Indiana County Office of Planning & Development, Pennsylvania Department of Health, and the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health to increase opportunities for physical activity across Indiana County. Through this grant funded program, planners work with local communities to identify community-based walking routes and form sustainable walking groups that will enhance and expand active transportation with the ultimate goal of improving the health of County residents.
Indiana County WalkWorks Routes
Indiana County Walking Decathlon
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Click on the flyer for details regarding the WalkWorks routes and meeting times throughout Indiana County!
Want to learn more? We have assembled a handy FAQ for you below. Take a look at the Group Leader guide for tips on how you can strengthen your participation in the WalkWorks program.
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The WalkWorks Team in Indiana County proudly supports Four Footed Friends and their mission to help homeless animals find their fur-ever home.
Looking to stay active during quarantine while helping animals at Four Footed Friends? Consider joining the virtual 1 Mile or 5K Run/Walk or 5 Mile Bike! This is a fun way to stay active with your whole family including your fur babies.
The event cost $13.25 to register, and $10.00 goes directly to helping the animals at Four Footed Friends❤️ This event is available until JUNE 15, 2020.
The website provides directions and help with registering/ uploading your race results to the website. Just be sure to select Four Footed Friends during registration!! Here is the link to the website so you can get started this weekend:
You can also help by SHARING this information to SPREAD THE WORD to friends and family about this fun activity! #Pets2theRescue
WalkWorks Program Staff:
Barbara Hauge, P.L.A, ASLA, NGICP
WalkWorks Program Manager
Program Advisory and Steering Committees:
Indiana County Active Transportation Advisory Committee
Patty Yamrick; Ernest Borough Secretary; email@example.com
Laurie Lafontaine; Advocate; Indiana County Planning Commission, C&I Trail Council Board Member; firstname.lastname@example.org
Josh Krug; Deputy Director; Indiana County Office of Planning & Development; email@example.com
Indiana County WalkWorks/Decathlon Steering Committee
Barbara Hauge; Leslie Stenger; Patty Yamrick, Ernest Borough Secretary; Ed Cochran, Clymer Borough; Cecelia Mullen and Peggy Mullen, Indiana Residents, Janet Wikstrom, Cherry Hill Township; Tammy Blumling, Center Township; Pam MacWilliams, Indiana Borough
Phone: (724) 465-3870
Fax 1: (724) 465-3150
Fax 2: (724) 465-3151
801 Water St.
Indiana, PA 15701-1705
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday EST