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12th Annual I Heart Walking Kicks off Next Week!

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PrintThe weather in LA recently has been perfect for afternoon walks. And we all know the benefits walking can have both physically and mentally. It can elevate your mood, stimulate your creativity, help you lose weight and alleviate your stress. Check out these 24 awesome walking routes around campus. Explore places not accessible by bike or car. It's time to get in the habit of walking more.

And you can start with the 12th Annual I Heart Walking celebration, which is just around the corner. This year, UCLA Recreation will be hosting lunchtime walks Monday, February iheartwalking12 through Thursday, February 15. Those who register and walk will have the chance to win prizes such as an Apple Watch, a FitBit, a $500 Blue Apron gift card and more.

So get out from behind your desks and join your friends and colleagues for a walk around our beautiful campus!

On Monday, February 12 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., UCLA Health will be providing free health screenings at Pauley Pavilion. Get your blood glucose, cholesterol and blood pressure checked, and talk to a cardiologist. Register early to reserve an appointment. Space is limited.

The Grand Finale event will be held on Thursday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the John Wooden Center. Attendees who participate in at least two walks can pick up their free I Heart Walking T-shirts, while supplies last.

 

Celebrate 11 Years of I Heart Walking!

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2017_iheartwalking_banner_600pxThe 11th Annual I Heart Walking celebration is around the corner! This year, UCLA Recreation will be hosting lunchtime walks Monday, February 13 through Thursday, February 16. Those who register and walk will have the chance to win prizes such as an iPad Air 2, a FitBit, Beats wireless headphones, a GoPro camera, a flat screen TV, gift cards and more.

So get out from behind your desks and join your friends and colleagues for a walk around our beautiful campus!

During Tuesday's walk, UCLA Transportation will be showcasing their new all-electric BruinBus as well as handing out free promotional items.

During Thursday's Grand Finale event from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., UCLA Health will be providing free health screenings at Pauley Pavilion. Register early to reserve an appointment. Space is limited.

Register now for I Heart Walking 2017:

  • Monday, February 13 — Walks begins at 12:10 p.m. and 12:15 p.m.
    Main campus, top of Janss Steps
  • Tuesday, February 14 — Walks begin at 12:10 pm. and 12:15 p.m.
    Corner of Le Conte and Westwood
  • Wednesday, February 15 — Walks begin at 12:10 p.m. and 12:15 p.m.
    Whole Foods Market in Westwood Village, meet on top level of parking lot
  • Thursday, February 16 — Walks begin at 12:10 p.m., 12:15 p.m. and 1 p.m.
    Pauley Pavilion (north side, closest to Bruin Walk)

PastedGraphic-1Attendees who participate in at least two walks are eligible for a free I Heart Walking T-shirt, which will be distributed during theGrand Finale, while supplies last.

Remember: The more you walk, the more chances you have to win prizes! Sign in at the I Heart Walking table at each location to register to win one of the following prizes: