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Walking

Walking is a great way to meet new people, see new places and be active and healthy.

Being active on a regular basis is an important part of a healthy lifestyle, and walking is a great way to look after your heart.

Walking benefits

Regular walking helps:

  • improve physical and mental health by being more physically active
  • reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke and helps prevent and control diabetes
  • improve balance and coordination, reducing risks of falls and other injuries
  • manage weight, blood pressure and blood cholesterol
  • meet people and make new friends.

Join a walking group

Get involved in one of the many Heart Foundation walking groups in Logan for free.

Joining your local group is a great way to meet new people, see new places and get active and healthy. To join a walking group, simple attend one of the sessions below or contact the walk organiser for further information. You can also search for a walking group in your local area by visiting the Heart Foundation Walking website and entering your postcode.

Indoor walking groups

Indoor walking groups
Group Contact Walk details Meeting place
Woodridge Wanderers 07 3209 4826 Monday to Friday at 7 am Logan Central Plaza, Logan Central, middle entrance near Venus Cafe

Outdoor walking groups

Outdoor walking groups
Group Contact Walk details Meeting place
ATSI Deadly Walking Group 3240 8940 Wednesday and Friday at 9 am (times may vary, please call to confirm start time) Logan Gardens (behind Logan City PCYC)
Berrinba Trail Blazers 0472 688 190 Monday to Friday at 7 am Carpark at Berrinba Wetlands (Wayne Goss Drive)
Daisy Hill 0408 181 050 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday at 3.30 pm Various locations
Loganlea Walkers and Proud of it! 3388 5348 Various days and times Various locations
parkrun Berrinba Wetlands (walkers welcome) www.parkrun.com.au Saturday at 7 am Berrinba Wetlands, Wayne Goss Drive, Browns Plains
parkrun Beenleigh www.parkrun.com.au Saturday at 7 am Logan River Parklands, Blackbird Street, Beenleigh
parkrun Greenbank www.parkrun.com.au Saturday at 7 am Spring Mountain Reserve Park, Greenbank
parkrun Meadowbrook www.parkrun.com.au Saturday at 7 am Riverdale Park, Armstrong Road, Meadowbrook
parkrun Underwood www.parkrun.com.au Saturday at 7 am Underwood Park, Underwood
parkrun Yarrabilba www.parkrun.com.au Saturday at 7 am Darlington Parklands, Yarrabilba Drive, Yarrabilba
Rochedale Go-Getters 0422 445 130 Monday and Thursday at 4.30 pm Gazebo, Underwood Park, 956 Underwood Road, Priestdale
Rochedale South Tagalong Walkers 07 3341 5813 Monday to Friday at 6 am Meet at 1st Sign, Underwood Park, 956 Underwood Road, Priestdale
Windaroo Panting Paws 0409 636 117
info@pantingpaws.com.au
Sunday at 4.30 pm
Dogs encouraged to attend
Windaroo State High School Car Park

Start a walking group

Starting a walking group in your area is fun and easy. You only need one other walker to start a group so if you are interested in creating your own group, please contact Council's Community Development Programming Officer on 3412 3412. You can also become a virtual walker by visiting the Heart Foundation Walking website.

Moving is Improving (Slacks Creek Corridor)

Compete with other likeminded people in the same area or around the world. It doesn't matter if you are an Olympic athlete or just want to improve your wellbeing. This is the place for you, a community of people with similar goals. You can walk, jog, run, cycle, push a pram or walk the dog. As long as you have a lifestyle tag and are registered you are good to go.

Your results can be seen on the website or can be sent directly to your smartphone. You can even share with friends. Check stats and see how others compare. Get rewards and offers from participating businesses.

To request your free Lifestyle tag, email Council@logan.qld.gov.au or phone (07) 3412 3412.

When it arrives, go to the Moving Is Improving website and register your tag. Fit it to your joggers or walking shoes and you are good to go.

Your time between each timing point is recorded and instantly available to you through the website or to your smartphone. The split times and distances you have travelled are automatically recorded and maintained in an exercise diary. Use the website to see how you compare with others here and at other locations around the world.

More information

Heart Foundation Walking is funded nationally by Fitbit and the Queensland Government.

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