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No matter where you are in Eastern Pennsylvania, you can participate in the various Tail on the Trail challenges!

Connecting Trails and Health

Created in 2013 by St. Luke’s University Health Network (St. Luke’s) and the Delaware & Lehigh National Heritage Corridor (D&L) in eastern Pennsylvania, Get Your Tail on the Trail is a free program aimed at helping people of all ages and abilities meet their personal fitness goals and experience the outdoors on local trails via day-to-day challenges, public events, and motivating prizes. In 2015, Tail on the Trail received national recognition when it received the Trails for Health Award from American Trails in Portland, Oregon. That same year, the program caught the attention of the Washington Post. In 2018, the founders offered a chapter program to help like-minded trail and health organizations build programs in other regions.

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Upcoming Tail on the Trail Events

Delaware & Lehigh

Hike for Health

August 14, 2019

Aug 14th 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm - Hike with a St. Luke's professional after work! Get some exercise while learning about health and fitness outdoors. Each hike will include a presentation from a guest health professional on topics such as physical fitness, stretching, and nutrition. A different guest will hike with us each month, sharing a topic that they specialize in. We [...]

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Upcoming Tail on the Trail Events

Northeast PA

Y Walk Wednesdays-Millionaires and Mansions

July 17 - August 28, 2019

Jul 17th 2019 - Aug 28th 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm - WILKES-BARRE FAMILY YMCA An architectural and social history stroll past some of 19th and early 20th century homes of Wilkes-Barre's leading families. Visit Wilkes-Barre’s oldest house, and learn about plans to restore it. Walk Leader: Tony Brooks, Wilkes-Barre Preservation Society. Wear comfortable shoes and bring water In the event of extreme heat or rain, the [...]

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