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Posted on: October 9, 2018

‘Walk to a Park Day’ Update

The following is an update on Roanoke City Council members' plans to participate in a 10-Minute Walk to a park for the first national “Walk to a Park Day” on Wednesday, Oct. 10:

  • Mayor Lea and City Council Member Anita Price will walk the greenway at Countryside Park, starting at the Countryside Shelter at 1 p.m.
  • Vice-Mayor Joe Cobb will walk the greenway from Vic Thomas Park through Wasena Park, starting at the Wasena Park Bridge by the parking lot at 9 a.m.
  • Council Member Djuna Osborne will walk the Lick Run Greenway through Washington Park at 10 a.m.

Citizens are encouraged to participate by joining the Mayor, Vice-Mayor, and City Council Members as they take a 10-Minute Walk to a park, or by walking to a park on their own. Send a photo from your walk to the city's Facebook Page ( or by email to  to be featured on the city's social media accounts.

Council members will not walk if it rains.  To find out more about the 10-Minute Walk campaign, visit


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