Whether it’s walking, running, cycling or simply strolling with your family, trails provide a dedicated space for physical activity that contributes to a healthy lifestyle.Sara Vinson, chair of the Newton Trails board
Local trail advocacy organization Newton Trails and Piedmont Healthcare will be hosting Walk with a Piedmont Newton Doc on Tuesday, Sept. 26. Local residents are invited to attend this event and enjoy a leisurely walk on a Covington section of the Cricket Frog Trail.
Participants will have the opportunity to meet and consult with Dr. Harrison Goodno, a board certified physician with Piedmont Physicians Orthopedics & Sports Medicine. Dr. Goodno specializes in the non-surgical treatment of sports and exercise related injuries. He treats a wide variety of musculoskeletal disorders using treatments such as ultrasound guided procedures and regenerative medicine (PRP and stem cell). He also manages treatment for osteoarthritis, fractures and sports concussions.
“We are excited to provide residents the chance to meet Dr. Goodno and appreciate Piedmont Healthcare's support of trails in our community, Sara Vinson, chair of the Newton Trails board, said. "Whether it’s walking, running, cycling or simply strolling with your family, trails provide a dedicated space for physical activity that contributes to a healthy lifestyle.”
Participants should meet at the parking lot in front of the recreation center at Turner Lake Park at 6 p.m. From there, walkers will cross the wetland bridge, pass through the Turner Lake Road pedestrian tunnel, and pick up a primitive portion of the Cricket Frog Trail along Clark Street. The total walk distance will be approximately two miles. This event is free and open to the public.The second walk in the fall Walk with a Piedmont Newton Doc series is Oct. 24. For more information on these events and trails in Newton County, visit www.newtontrails.org.