I got this message from Walk SF, which is promoting a “Walk to Work Day.”
On Friday, April 12, San Francisco launches the nation’s first ever Walk to Work Day. All it takes to participate is walking fifteen minutes of your commute. Wherever you are in the city, you can share your experience by following us on twitter.com/walksf or instagram.com/walksf and posting with the #walk2work hash tag. You can also like us at facebook.com/walksf and share the attached image on your timeline or make it your profile picture.
Or, you and your friends can stop by one of our official Hubs between 7:30 and 10 a.m. where we’ll also be handing out “I Walked to Work” stickers and FREE Clipper cards pre-loaded with a ride home.
Not only will you get some energy and exercise, you’ll also help reduce the city’s carbon emissions and get FREE perks at certain coffee shops and other local businesses (here’s a map with all the sites and details).
After work, you can head over to Show Dogs for happy hour and a chance to win one of the Walk to Work Day contests:
- “Best Shoe Bling” – take a picture and post to Twitter/Instagram with #walk2work hash tag, then follow us to see if you’ve won
- “Longest Walk Commute” – post to Twitter with #walk2work hash tag, or on the Walk SF Facebook fan page
- “Most Interesting Sight” – take a picture and post to Twitter/Instagram with #walk2work hash tag, then follow us to see if you’ve won
- “Most Employees Participating” – post to Twitter with #walk2work hash tag, or on the Walk SF Facebook fan page (there’s even a free employer toolkit you can download with resources to encourage participation)
If you’re interested, there’s more information on Walk to Work Day, check out walk2workday.org and they’re happy to respond to questions.