Walk Carroll

Walk Carroll is a long-term walking and exercise program that provides regular, accessible physical activity opportunities for anyone who lives, works, or plays in Carroll County. Track your physical activity and try to reach the CDC-recommended goal of 150 minutes each week!  With Walk Carroll, you can enjoy free group walking events all over Carroll County. Join us for fun walks, health information, cool giveaways, raffles, healthy snacks, activities for children, and more.


Join other Walk Carroll walkers on the first Friday of every month from 8:30 – 10:00 a.m. at the TownMall of Westminster.  Enjoy walking company, health presentations and giveaways!


Partnership Staff Contact:
Maggie Rauser – Community Health Improvement Manager



CLICK HERE to start an ONLINE ACTIVITY LOG on the Walk Maryland web site!

A printable 12-week activity log is also available – see RESOURCES below.


Walking Clubs

 Local Walk Carroll walking clubs are forming!  Join one or start a new group in your area for regular walks with neighbors and friends. Clubs are now active in:

  • New Windsor  

“Walk with the Mayor,” Every other Tuesday, 5:30 p.m.

Meet at the Town Hall, 211 High St.

Contact: Town of New Windsor – Info@NewWindsorMD.org

  • North Carroll

Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 8 a.m., Leister Park or Cape Horn Park (email for location)

Contact: Maggie Rauser – 410-876-4984 or Maggie.Rauser@Maryland.gov

  • Taneytown

Wednesday and Friday, 9:30 a.m. at Roberts Mill Park

Contact: Marge Barnes – MLBarnes7@Verizon.net

  • Sykesville
    1. Even Saturday dates, 8:00 a.m., at Carrolltowne Elementary school, Eldersburg
    2. Every Sunday, 8:30 a.m., at TriSport Junction, 7568 Main St., Sykesville
    3. Every Thursday, 6:30 p.m., at TriSport Junction, 7568 Main St., Sykesville

*  Sykesville walks range from 1 to 3 miles.

Contact: Maggie Rauser – 410-876-4984 or Maggie.Rauser@Maryland.gov

  • Westminster
    1. Every Wednesday at Lime Kiln Park, 700 Tahoma Farm Rd., Westminster MD 21158:                                                                       Walk, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. – Social, 7:00-7:30 p.m.
    2. Every Saturday at the TownMall of Westminster: 8:30 – 10:00 a.m., “10,000 steps before 10 a.m.”

Join the Westminster Walk Carroll club email list for updates.

Contact: Maggie Rauser – 410-876-4984 or Maggie.Rauser@Maryland.gov



Please confirm the exact times and locations of walks with the club coordinator or with Partnership Staff, as these may vary. Local club information and sign-up sheets can also be found at most CCPL library branches. There is no fee to join a walking club. If there is no walking club in your area, call or email to find out about starting your own!

RESOURCES –  download, view or print


For more information or to request Walk Carroll updates by email, please call or email the Partnership Staff Contact (above).

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