#WalkCLT

Sustain Charlotte and OrthoCarolina's #WalkCLT event!

Save the date! Friday, May 29, 2020  | 5-8 p.m.

 

Join Sustain Charlotte and OrthoCarolina for the 5th #WalkCLT event! Last year over 300 came out to experience the FreeMoreWest neighborhood with us by walking rather than driving to destinations in the area. This is a free event however we encourage pre-registration so we know how many to expect. Registration is now open!

Walk start and check-in: Town Brewing Co. (800 Grandin Rd.) 5:00- 6:30 p.m. Pick up your official event map and free #WalkCLT shirt while they last!

Walk end and after-party: Town Brewing Co. (800 Grandin Rd.) 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

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How it works:

1. Explore the FreeMoreWest neighborhood by walking to the locations listed in your event map that you will receive upon check-in at Town Brewing Co.

2. Show your map at each location and get a stamp for stopping by! For every 2 stamps, you'll get one raffle ticket.

3. Claim your raffle tickets at the after-party starting at 7:30 p.m. at Town Brewing Co. The drawing will be at 8:00 p.m., you must be present to win!

*Raffle prizes will be announced in May!



Route Map

See 2020 route! Interactive Google map to be added soon!

 

2020 Participating businesses so far:


About #WalkCLT

#WalkCLT is a community initiative to get your neighborhood active and walking to local destinations. In 2015, Sustain Charlotte teamed up with OrthoCarolina to bring a first-of-its-kind walking initiative to promote walking as a form of transportation.

The goal of this event is to raise awareness of the role that walking can play as a mode of transportation and the many social, environmental, and economic benefits walking generates for ourselves and our community.

 


Here's the impact of #WalkCLT 2019 by the numbers:

  • 90,000 calories burned
  • 990 pounds of carbon dioxide prevented (due to walking instead of driving)
  • 900 miles walked
  • 300+ participants
  • 15 raffle prizes
  • 14 local businesses offering great deals
  • 13 amazing volunteers
  • 4 event partners including #WalkCLT sponsor, OrthoCarolina 
  • 3 exciting activities hosted along the greenway
  • 2 live bands
  • 1 incredible evening celebrating walking as a form of sustainable transportation! 

 

Thank you to our 2020 project partners!

 

OrthoCarolina

 

 

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  • Dara Childers
    commented 2017-06-09 06:34:38 -0400
    I want to coordinate a WallClt event in my neighborhood-Oakhust!