Step Up Forsyth!
The goal of Step Up Forsyth! is to increase the number of people in our community that live physically active and healthy lifestyles. This program is held over an 8-week period each fall. The program’s objective is to increase each year the total minutes of physical activity time by more registered teams and participants. More information is available at the Forsyth County website (opens in a new window; click on Step Up Forsyth).
Winston-Salem Walking Tours
Get on your comfortable walking shoes and come out for an interesting and educational walking trip around Winston-Salem. Choose from the Ghost Tour, the History Tour, or the West End Garden Plants Tour. Call (912) 713-7792 or go tothe Winston-Salem Walking Tours website (opens in a new window) for more information.
Several nonprofit organizations sponsor walks or runs to raise funds for research and program support. These organizations must work with city staff and the police department to obtain approval for street closures. The sponsoring organization usually covers the cost of police officers involved with the event. For information about a specific event, contact the sponsoring organization.
Walking Events or "Volksmarch"
These fitness walking events are organized and sponsored by local walking clubs. See American Volkssport Association in How to Get Involved.