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Saturday, April 20, 2019by kenna.kj

Want to get ready for the summer season by getting healthy and more

active? Then join HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital at their next monthly “JustWalkTM”

Walk With a Doc walking program on Saturday, April 20 at 9 a.m., as we head back outside to

walk at the TREC Trail. To change things up, the walk will now start on a new part of the TREC

Trail, in the Kingwood Estates subdivision, at the end of North Kepley Lane. To access this

TREC Trailhead, enter North Kepley Lane on your smartphone map app or GPS, or follow the

directions below:

Directions to Kingwood Estates TREC Trailhead from Hwy. 32/22

Take Hwy 32/33 to Louie’s Corner and turn south onto County Road 1000 E/Lake Sara Road.

Take Lake Sara Road to the end of the road; at the T, turn left/east onto East 1500th Avenue.

Take East 1500th Avenue to Sportsman’s Drive – turn right/south onto Sportsman’s Drive. Take

Sportsman’s Drive to East Kingwood Drive; turn left/east onto Kingwood Drive. Stay on

Kingwood Drive until North Kepley Lane; turn right/south onto North Kepley Lane and drive to

the end of the lane for the parking area for the TREC Trail.

Walkers will enjoy a refreshing and rejuvenating walk on the TREC trail with Dr. Jennings and

other physicians who will provide support to the walkers and answer questions during the walk.

There will be a brief presentation prior to the walk focused on family fitness because healthy

feels awesome! Get your family moving and join the doctors of HSHS St. Anthony's Memorial

Hospital for a morning walk focused on fun, health and meeting new friends.

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This is a FREE program and pre-registration is not required. Walks will be held monthly, on the

third Saturday of each month. During the winter months (November through March) and when

there is inclement weather, the walks will be held at the Workman Sports and Wellness

Complex. In the spring, summer and fall seasons (April through October), the walks will be held

at outside locations.

For cases of inclement weather, please check the hospital’s Facebook page at

www.facebook.com/StAnthonysMemorialHospital or listen to local radio stations for notices

about cancellation or changes in location.

“Walk With a Doc” was created by Dr. David Sabgir, a cardiologist who practices at Mount

Carmel Health Systems in Columbus, OH and he has been walking every weekend since 2005.

The expansion and support of the program are thanks to Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield.

For more information about St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital, visit St. Anthony’s web site at

stanthonyshospital.org. To learn more about the Walk With a Doc program, visit

walkwithadoc.org.

HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital is part of the Southern Illinois Division of Hospital

Sisters Health System, which also includes HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in O’Fallon, HSHS St.

Joseph’s Hospital in Breese, HSHS Holy Family Hospital in Greenville, and HSHS St. Joseph’s

Hospital in Highland.

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