#WalkCLT

Join Sustain Charlotte and OrthoCarolina for the 3rd annual #WalkCLT event! This fun, family-friendly initiative encourages residents and visitors to walk, rather than drive to destinations in their area.

Join us for a twilight stroll to celebrate FreeMoreWest Friday, June 1, 2018. Simply walk from your home or job to Recover Brands - 1518 Bryant St. - to check in. Grab an event t-shirt, walking map, and wristband to enjoy specials from participating shops and restaurants!

 

FREE and open to the public.

The following businesses will be participating in the event by offering special deals:

Recover Brands - Pinky's Westside Grill - Rhino Market and Deli - Charlotte Fencing Academy - CrossFit QC - The Burger Co. - Can Do Signs - Wallace Pruitt Recreation Center - KeenDog Training - Blue Blaze Brewing

 

 

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. Last year over 350 participants attended!

 

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Here's the impact of #WalkCLT 2017 by the numbers:

  • 108,200 calories burned
  • 1,190 pounds of carbon dioxide prevented (due to walking instead of driving)
  • 1,082 miles walked
  • 350+ participants
  • 7 event partners including WalkCLT sponsor, OrthoCarolina 
  • 6 local businesses offering great deals
  • 5 great vendors to welcome guests 
  • 4 amazing volunteers
  • 3 exciting activities hosted along the greenway
  • 2 supportive neighborhood-based organizations engaged
  • 1 incredible evening celebrating walking as a form of sustainable transportation! 

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Photo: Participants enjoyed exploring the Stewart Creek Greenway and participating in fun activities along the way!


#WalkCLT powered by OrthoCarolina is an initiative that aims 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.

Thank you to our 2018 project partners!

 

OrthoCarolina

 

Livable Meck

Recover Brands

 

 

 

 

 

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

Our work is generously supported by the foundations and businesses below.

John S. and James L. Knight Foundation • Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation • Wells Fargo • TransitCenter  • OrthoCarolina • Duke Energy Foundation • Parsec Financial • Charlotte Mecklenburg Community Foundation • People For Bikes  • Blumenthal Foundation


We are a proud member of the 1% for the Planet Network.

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