- March 9, 2023
-- (SAVANNAH, GA) For the past three years, Healthy Savannah's (https://healthysavannah.org/)
Paula Kreissler and Armand Turner have donned their walking shoes every Tuesday morning and led participants on Healthy Walks around Savannah and Chatham County. Now, the duo is preparing to celebrate the three-year anniversary of the grass-roots initiative that started out as a pandemic solution for people to get out and explore Savannah area trails and walkways.
On Tuesday, March 21, the public is invited to meet up with members of Healthy Savannah (https://healthysavannah.org/)
, the YMCA of Coastal Georgia (https://www.ymcaofcoastalga.org/)
and the Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society (LDSS) (https://ldssga.org/)
at 7:30 a.m. in the parking area at Scarborough Sports Complex (https://www.savannahsportscouncil.com/
, Skidaway at Bona Bella Ave. for a two-mile trek of the Truman Linear Park Trail
. The trail is level and accessible, with wide, paved walkways and highly visible pedestrian crosswalks. The walk will last about an hour and end back at the starting point.
Healthy Savannah's online Healthy Walks map (https://healthysavannah.org/healthy-walks-2021/
) shows trail routes all across Savannah and Chatham County. Trail users are encouraged to share walk experiences by tagging photos and videos with #HealthyWalk and #ActivePeople.
For more information on upcoming Healthy Walks, and to watch live streams of their walks every Tuesday morning, visit the Healthy Savannah Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/healthysav
and Healthy Savannah's Instagram page at officialhltysav. (https://www.instagram.com/