County Teams & Clubs

Harris County Employee Walking Club




The Walking Club will return in January 2018. Stay tuned! 

DESCRIPTION: Take the first steps to improving your health by joining the Weekly Walking Club. Meet some new people, or hang out with old friends, while walking the streets of Downtown Houston. We will walk approximately 2 miles in about 30 minutes, taking a new route each week to keep things interesting. Remember to bring your towel and water bottle. This club is welcome to all Harris County Employees covered under the Cigna insurance plan! 


Walking Pace: 15-20 minutes per mile

Walking Distance: approximately 2 miles

Meet Day: Tuesday

Meet Time: 1:10 PM

Location: Jury Assembly Plaza (Front Lobby), 1201 Congress St., Houston, TX


FAQ

What can/can't I bring to the event?

You are encouraged to bring a water bottle and towel. In addition, perform your normal routine for outdoor activity. If needed, please apply sunscreen, wear a visor or hat, and/or sunglasses.You are welcome to wear headphones to listen to music, but please only put one ear bud in your ear so that you can hear sirens, car horns, and verbal directions from the walking club leader.

What will happen on bad weather days?

Please check your emails that morning. If the weather looks bad, you will be notified of cancellation. We will not cancel if there is a light rain.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?

You may contact Employee Wellness with any questions regarding the Walking Club: wellness@bmd.hctx.net

Do I need to complete a waiver to participate?

Yes. If you are a first time participant in the Harris County Fitness Program, you will be asked to complete and sign a waiver before beginning the walk. 

**This is a voluntary (personal time), company-sponsored program. Training credit is not awarded for attending.** 

For questions, email wellness@bmd.hctx.net or call Employee Wellness at 713-274-5500, Option 9.