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Walk with a Doc is a free program for anyone interested in taking steps for their health by enjoying a refreshing, rejuvenating walk in the park.  Walk with a Doc was founded in 2005 by Columbus, Ohio cardiologist David Sabgir, as a way to encourage healthy physical activity, with the goals of reversing the consequences of a sedentary lifestyle and improving the health and well-being of our country. The Walk with a Doc program now has chapters in 19 states. The Madison Parks chapter would be the first in Wisconsin!

The organized walks will start in a Madison Park and will be led by a local doctor. The walks will be held at all times of the day: morning, afternoon, evening; weekday/weekends. 

The physicians, specialists and healthcare professionals will provide:

  • a 5 minute talk at the beginning of the event about a health topic of their choice.
  • lead the walk and answer questions from participants.

Each walk will be approximately 30-45 minutes. People of all ages and abilities are invited to participate. Attendees are encouraged to bring family members, friends, and neighbors to this great event.

Cross Country Ski with a Doc

Elver Park, 1250 McKenna Blvd.

Doc: Dr. Chad Updike, Chiropractor, AlignLife

When: Saturday, February 28, 2015 from 2-3 pm

Topic: How Stress is Destroying Your Life with Dr. Chad Updike

Dr. Chad Updike is a Natural Health Expert and the owner of AlignLife of Waunakee. AlignLife, a natural health center located in Waunakee, WI, has been taking care of full families of patients since 2010. Health and wellness is not only a profession for Dr. Chad, but truly the way he lives his life. When not seeing patients or out in the community speaking on natural health, Dr. Chad enjoys outdoor activities such as hunting, hiking and skiing. He will be participating in his first American Birkebeiner this year. You can reach Dr. Chad by calling his office at (608) 849-4464 or email at



Any doctors wishing to be a part of Madison chapter of the Walk with a doc program should call (608) 266-4711.


Please call (608) 266-4711.
Just Walk - A walk with a Doc Program