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Longmont

WALK Book Event with Longmont Walks

Join us for this fun and meaningful walk followed by a book reading/book signing from Jonathon Stalls (WALK - Slow Down, Wake Up & Connect at 1-3 Miles Per Hour) at OUR Center in Longmont, Colorado!

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WALK Book Event with Longmont Walks
WALK Book Event with Longmont Walks

Time & Location

Jan 28, 2023, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Longmont, 220 Collyer St, Longmont, CO 80501, USA

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About the event

Join Jonathon Stalls, author of WALK: Slow Down, Wake Up, and Connect at 1-3 Miles Per Hour, for a walk'n talk book event on Saturday, January 28th with Longmont Walks and Made2Walk! The walking portion of the event is optional and will start/finish at OUR Center. It will be a quick 30-40 minute walk going at a conversational pace going to the St Vrain Creek path and back.

Come for the walk, the talk, or both! Here's our schedule for the evening:

  • 3:00 PM Gather for Walk - meet outside of OUR Center entrance
  •  - Welcome & Introduction circle
  •  - Walking loop (conversational pace 2-3 miles per hour, moving, but not rushing)
  •  - Break, gather back at OUR Center
  •  4:00 PM Book reading/Q&A with Jonathon inside OUR Center
  •  - Books, signing, connection (Books will be available for $20 and $5 of every sale will go to OUR Center!)

More About Longmont Walks, Made2Walk & OUR Center:

Longmont Walks is a chapter/partner alongside the Walk2Connect network and has been hosting local walking/rolling events in the Longmont area for years. You can learn more about the community by joining their Meetup group and following them on social media (Facebook & Instagram). Made2Walk is a Longmont based pedestrian safety initiative by Longmont local, Ana Lucaci. Ana is a longtime friend and colleague of Jonathon. Learn more Made2Walk here. We are so grateful to OUR Center for being available to host our book reading/gathering. The Outreach United Resource Center, Inc. (OUR Center) has provided critical services such as food, housing, and utilities to help families achieve self-reliance since 1986.  We offer “a hand up, not a hand out” to residents of the St. Vrain Valley School District of Colorado.

About the authors: 

Jonathon Stalls (he, his) spent 242 days walking across the United States in 2010 and has continued to walk alongside thousands of people for thousands of miles. He describes himself as a Walking Artist. He advocates and organizes for racial, economic, and social justice, identifies as LGBTQIA2S+ (queer/gay), is currently the creator of Intrinsic Paths and the Pedestrian Dignity campaign, and is the founder of Walk2Connect. Jonathon finished his studies at the Living School for Action and Contemplation in 2017. He has committed much of his life to helping people deepen their relationships to one another, to the natural world, and to themselves at an unhurried pace. His first book, WALK - Slow Down, Wake Up, & Connect at 1-3 Mile per Hour with North Atlantic Books was released on August 16, 2022.

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