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The Mahatma Gandhi Health and Peace Walk

Event posted by Laura in Spirit & Mind on September 27, 2010 - 8:24am
Key words: Spirit & Mind, Free, Free Event, Walk, Marcus Garvey Park, Harlem.

Oct 2 2010 11:00 am

Saturday, October 2nd, 11:00 AM at Marcus Garvey Park.

The Mahatma Gandhi Health and Peace Walk aims to inspire people to follow his example and walk everyday to enhance their wellness, reduce their risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease and obesity.

While Mahatma Gandhi is universally admired for his belief and practice of non-violence, few know that Mahatma Gandhi had a habit of walking to maintain his health and he walked every day with his sons so that they could get their daily exercise. Bearing the slogan "In His Footsteps, For Your Health," the walk will take place in New York City's Marcus Garvey park between11:00 am and 12:00 noon this Saturday, October 2 which is Mahatma Gandhi's birthday. You can join the walk and the thoughts of the creator of this campaign, Rahul Sur, on the relevance of Gandhi's life in combating these growing public health problems of obesity, diabetes and heart disease.

While the event is free online registration is required: Register Online

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