WALK LAKELAND WITH COMMISSIONER MERRITT
WHO: Commissioner Keith Merritt and you!
WHAT: Walk Lakeland
WHY: Walking inspired healthy initiative to get up and get moving while having a good time.
WHEN: Monday, January 6th at 6 p.m. (Walkers will meet on the 1st and 3rd Monday of the Month)
WHERE: First walk will be around Lake Mirror. The group will meet at the Magnolia Building parking lot located at 698 East Orange Street.
LAKELAND, FL (January 3, 2014) -- Lakeland City Commissioner Keith Merritt is happy to continue his healthy living initiative Walk Lakeland in the upcoming year. On the first and third Monday of each month Commissioner Merritt will lead a walk around various land marks that will include lakes, paths and parks.
On Monday, January 6th at 6 p.m. the Commissioner will lead a community walk around Lake Mirror. Those that wish to attend will meet in parking lot of the Magnolia Building located at 698 East Orange Street, Lakeland, FL 33801.
Commissioner Merritt said, “On the first and third Monday of each month I plan to meet up with walkers at a destination around Lakeland for a brisk walk. No timers, no medals, just an opportunity to get up, get out and start walking.” All ages and fitness abilities welcome.
The first walk of 2014 will be around Lake Mirror along the Francis Langford Promenade. The distance around the lake is approximately one mile. Merritt said, “We plan to start small and build up from there and I hope that our walking group grows and grows each month.” He added, “I’m really looking forward to getting out and exercising while meeting a whole new group of citizens. “