Hundreds gather for African American Wellness Walk

Annual African American Wellness Walk (WDTN Photo/Chris Smith)

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) — Hundreds gathered downtown Saturday walking for wellness.

The Annual African American Wellness Walk was held at 9 a.m. at RiverScape Metro Park on East Monument Avenue.

An estimated 4,000 people took part in the walk and the other activities.

This year’s theme was “It’s a Family Affair.”

The walk was free and open to anyone.

Premier Health, CareSource, Dayton Gastroenterology Inc., and Jeff Akers Films were all major sponsors of the event. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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