PALMDALE – A press conference was held Thursday to announce the details of the 3rd Annual “Warford Walk for Wellness and Healthy People Celebration,” which will be held on Saturday, May 19 beginning at 8 a.m. at Poncitlán Square in Palmdale.
A celebration of health and wellness, this annual free event is open to all Antelope Valley residents and features a 5K walk led by Master of Ceremonies and Antelope Valley Press columnist, Bill Warford.
There will be remarks from local dignitaries, health vendors, community resource information, entertainment, children’s activities and health and wellness demonstrations.
Registration will begin at 8 a.m. at the Poncitlán Square Gazebo, followed by a morning stretch at 8:40 a.m., and the walk at 9 a.m.
The “Healthy People Celebration,” with vendors, activities and information, will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Participants are encouraged to organize a walking team, as certificates will be awarded to the top two teams with the greatest number of participants. There will be one certificate awarded to the largest youth team and one certificate awarded to the largest adult team.
Participants are also encouraged to bring a hat and water bottle with them.
Sponsors of the Warford Wellness Walk include, the City of Palmdale, Sparkletts Water, the Antelope Valley Partners for Health (AVPH), Best Start LA and the Antelope Valley Press.
(Information via press release from the City of Palmdale.)