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Summer on at this week’s Mercury Mile walk Wednesday


Upper Pottsgrove Commissioner Martin Schreiber poses next to the Kulp Field sign. The field is the location for the next Mercury Mile walk noon Wednesday. It’s one of 12 regional parks that will compete in a contest next month. Michilea Patterson — Digital First Media

By Michilea Patterson, The Mercury

UPPER POTTSGROVE >> The first day of summer was Monday so celebrate the sunny season with an outdoor walk at The Mercury Mile Wednesday afternoon.

This week’s community walk will be at Kulp Field in Upper Pottsgrove noon Wednesday. Participants will walk around the baseball field. The field is located right next to the Hillside Aquatic Club and the address is 134 W. Moyer Road. Kulp Field is one of 12 regional parks that will compete in a parks contest next month. Learn more about the contest and the park on the walk this week.

The Mercury Mile is weekly and promotes walking and other fitness activities as a free exercise. Sometimes, different businesses or organizations host the weekly activity. The walk has travelled from one organization to the next encouraging staff to walk at lunch and inviting the community to join as well. Walkers are asked to bring business cards or contact information to exchange with one another.

Businesses that host The Mercury Mile will be featured in our “Businesses in Motion” section online and in the print newspaper. Organizations interested in hosting the walk should email Michilea Patterson at or call 610-850-0282 to schedule a time.

To find each week’s location, visit the Fit for Life website and like the Facebook page Walkers can also be added to The Mercury Mile email list by contacting Patterson. If there is inclement weather Wednesday afternoon then the walk will be cancelled.


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