Public Invited to Participate in Walk a Mile with Champions Event

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): The Operation Fight for a Fitter Fort (OPF4) program is inviting the public to participate in the Walk a Mile with Champions event on Saturday, March 21.

The walk will begin at 10:00 a.m. at the Athletic Center Fieldhouse on the IPFW campus. The goal of the free event is to have attendees take part in a fun exercise opportunity to promote fitness and wellness.

Participants will be able to walk with and meet representatives from IPFW, Fort Wayne TinCaps, Fort Wayne Mad Ants, and University of Saint Francis.

Children will enjoy getting to meet and interact with Don the Mastodon, Johnny TinCap, the Mad Ant, and Johnny Cougar. In addition, everyone is encouraged to bring their medals and trophies of accomplishments to celebrate Fort Wayne as a City of champions.

“We’re a City of champions and this unique event is a great reminder of the positive momentum and investments we’re seeing in our community,” said Mayor Tom Henry. “We’re working each day to enhance our quality of life and make the City of Fort Wayne the best place to live, work, and play.”