President Tim Sands and Laura Sands will join Hokie Wellness for Walking Wednesday kick-off Aug. 28

From: Hokie Wellness

Walking Wednesdays returns for the fall semester Aug. 28 and Hokie Wellness is pleased to announce that President Tim Sands and Laura Sands will be on hand to lead the first walk of the semester.

Join the Hokie Wellness team at War Memorial Hall beginning at 11:45 a.m. to receive the tracking card. President Tim Sands and Laura Sands will begin the walk at noon.

The first 100 participants will receive a free Walking Wednesday t-shirt.

Hokies are encouraged to join a friend for a 30-minute walk around campus or town every Wednesday at lunchtime. Visit Hokie Wellness at War Memorial each week to have the tracking card validated. 

Complete nine walks during the semester, get your card stamped, and earn one entry into a drawing for a Yeti Roadie 20 cooler. Complete 12 walks and earn two entries for the drawing. Complete all 16 walks and earn three entries into the drawing. The tracking card must be returned on Dec. 18, the last Wednesday to walk to be eligible for the drawing. (Please note that due to regulations and policy, the winner will be taxed through payroll for the value of the cooler.)

For more information, contact Hokie Wellness at or by calling 540-231-8878.