Walk2Connect: How One Community Is Building Relationships
Walking can bring so much more than health and fitness to your life. By walking around your community you get to see so many different things and meet so many different people. This is exactly the concept Jonathon Stalls believes.
Jonathon Stalls started the Walk2Connect after walking across the country in 2010-- 3,030 miles!!-- with his dog and experienced countless positive connections along the way. Walk2Connect is a Denver-based organization that provides walking group opportunities in neighborhoods all over the city, all different times, all week. Jonathon is charismatic and passionate about the organization, but also about the moment, the simple act of walking and seeing life through the lens of a pedestrian and a community member.
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