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UC Walks for wellness on May 17

UC Walks returns for its eighth year, bringing together faculty, staff, students and retirees systemwide to take a walk, share wellness tips and (with luck) enjoy the spring sunshine. Join your UCOP colleagues to walk a portion or all of Lake Merritt together.

Date: Wednesday, May 17
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Location: Lakeside Park, Lake Merritt, Oakland

UC Walks kicks off in Lakeside Park with warm-up stretches, games and snacks. To find UCOP’s meeting place, take Grand Ave. to Bellevue Ave. and turn right into the park. Signs and balloons will guide you to the event.

UC’s medical and behavioral health plan vendors will be on hand with giveaways and information about wellness programs, and every participant will receive a free UC Walks T-shirt, with a brand new design for this year’s walk. You may want to arrive early for the best selection of sizes. After the kick-off, we’ll be walking around Lake Merritt.

Show your UC Walks spirit by sharing photos of you and your colleagues on Twitter, using the hashtag #UCWalks. We’ll post a collection of #UCWalks photos on UCnet after the event. Check out a photo slideshow of last year’s event.

If you have questions about this event, please contact


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