City Encourages People To Take A Walk

By: Elizabeth Dorsett Email
By: Elizabeth Dorsett Email

Lexington just got a little more walker friendly. Wednesday morning, the city showed off new walking paths downtown where walkers get a view from the sky.

The American Heart Association kicked off their national "Start" campaign here in Lexington.

The initiative encourages exercise in the workplace and officials are hopeful people working downtown will use the existing skywalks to take a break and exercise. The have marked paths both on the skywalk and on the sidewalks.

According to American Heart Association officials, a sedentary lifestyle now surpasses smoking as the leading cause of heart disease.

The University of Kentucky, The Downtown Lexington Corporation and the Webb Companies all partnered with The American Heart Association to make the walking paths possible.

Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus


2851 Winchester Rd. Lexington, Ky 40509 859-299-0411 - switchboard 859-299-2727 - newsroom
Register for Email
RSS Feeds
Copyright © 2002-2015 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 38004184 -
Gray Television, Inc.