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Join Mayor Battle and turn a Working lunch into a Walking lunch!

Published on March 27, 2019

Healthy Huntsville and the City of Huntsville are partnering with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama to celebrate National Walk @Lunch Day on Wednesday, April 3 between 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m., in Big Spring Park.

Mayor Tommy Battle will lead a kick-off walk at 11 a.m., followed by three group walks scheduled at 30-minute intervals. After the walkabouts, participants will discover more healthy activities, free samples, and enjoy demonstrations from more than 30 local healthy vendors including Rocket City Rowing, Merrimack Hall Performing Arts Center, Rock Steady Boxing Rocket City, Light On Yoga Fitness and Huntsville Pickleball Club.

Participants who register at AlabamaBlue.com/Walkatlunch will also receive a free Walk @Lunch t-shirt, personalized with a graphic of Huntsville’s skyline, from BlueCross BlueShield of Alabama.

“Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama is proud to partner with the City of Huntsville for National Walk @Lunch Day. This collaboration validates our commitment to help improve the health of Alabamians,” said Brian DeMarco, spokesman for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama.

Healthy snacks and food/drink samples (and for purchase) will be provided by the American Beverage Association, Tropical Smoothie Café-Huntsville, Piper & Leaf Artisan Tea Co, Doe Run Farms and Clean Juice-Twickenham. Two restaurants adjacent to the park, The Cozy Cow and Pane e Vino, will be prepared to take to-go orders and suggest healthy menu options.

National Walk @Lunch Day Schedule

Join an organized walk or venture at your own pace!

11 a.m. Walk Hosted by: City of Huntsville and Huntsville Hospital Systems

11:30 a.m. Walk Hosted by: HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology

12:00 p.m. Walk Hosted by: Huntsville Animal Services with adoptable dogs!

12:30 p.m. Walk Hosted by: Huntsville City Schools

Mark your calendar for Wednesday, April 3, bring your office staff and friends to Big Spring Park for a Healthy Huntsville afternoon!

Walk@Lunch April 3, 2019