A series of mile-long fitness routes have been unveiled in parks around Wolverhampton â€“ and residents are being encouraged to help themselves get in shape by trying them out.
Sunday 25th SeptemberÂ marked Walk4Life Day, which celebrated walking and the many health benefits it brings, and to mark the occasion the four fitness routes, located at East Park, Springvale Park, Fowlerâ€™s Park and Wednesfield Park, were officially unveiled.
The way-marked routes were installed by Wolverhampton City Councilâ€™s Parks and Green Spaces team and are part of a nationwide campaign to create 2012 one-mile fitness routes in time for the 2012 London Olympics.
Walkers can log ontoÂ www.walk4life.info to record their walk times, track their progress and get a â€˜fitness ratingâ€™ whenever they complete one of the routes. The website features over 11,000 walks nationwide and walkers can search for walks by postcode.
For more information about regular Walking for Health walks, please call 01902 444601 or log on toÂ www.wolvespct.nhs.uk/wfh.