Operation F4 to Host “Walk a Mile with the Mayor” Event

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): On Saturday, October 11th, Mayor Tom Henry will lead a “Walk a Mile with the Mayor” event at 2:30 p.m., at Foster Park. The walk is open to the public and participants are asked to meet at Pavilion 1.

Friday's “No Sweat” at Parkview Field and Saturday's “Walk a Mile with the Mayor” are part of the OPF4 program, a community wellness initiative to encourage individuals to implement fitness, nutrition, wellness, and activities into their lifestyles.

OPF4’s mission is for residents to lose a collective 500,000 pounds by the end of 2016. To date, more than 600 individuals have signed up to participate in OPF4.

Some highlights of the free event will include:

*Lunchtime learning on how to get fit, eat smart, and feel good

*Tips on how to prepare a better breakfast and healthy lunches

*Healthy snack ideas

*How to stretch and reduce stress at work

*Learn how to incorporate healthier habits at home

*Proper warm-ups for children and adults before exercising