Start or Join a Walking Club

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Tired of walking alone? Looking for a new way to motivate yourself and others to get moving? Starting your very own walking club is a good way to expand your workout group – and help many people improve their heart health.

Resources to start your own walking club

Here is a library of how-to guides featuring useful advice and tools for creating a successful walking club. You’ll find a variety of ideas here, so you can do what works best for your walking club. Regardless of your approach, remember the most important thing: Have fun!

Thank you for being a Walking Club Coordinator. It’s a rewarding experience, and you’ll have a major impact on your community.

How to start a walking club

As a Walking Club Coordinator, you’ll serve as an organizer, mentor and motivator. You’ll be responsible for setting up your group and helping spread the word in your community about the benefits of walking. Once you sign up, you can download coordinator resources. You also can use the website(link opens in new window) to set up your group online.

  1. Sign up to start a walking club on the website.
  2. Download Walking Club Coordinator Resources on this page.
  3. Set up your group online using Meetup.
  4. Get walking and have fun!
NOTE: charges a fee to start your walking club but the downloadable resources to start a club are available at no cost.

How to find a walking club

Exercise with family, friends and neighbors is fun and easy with a walking club. Walking with others can keep you motivated, improve your accountability and help you meet new people with similar goals.

To get started, just sign up and search the website for a walking club based on your location and similar interests. If you can’t find a club location or group that interests you, volunteer to lead one of your own. Joining an existing club is free!

  1. Sign up for a walking club on opens in new window).
  2. If you already have a account, login and go online to find a club.
  3. Get walking and have fun!

Walk to save lives

Join us at your local Heart Walk to help support our mission to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives.