Walk with the Mayor

Activate Elgin, the City of Elgin, and the City of Elgin invites you to Walk with the Mayor!

Mayor David Kaptain wants to encourage all Elgin residents to exercise regularly to enjoy the benefits of better health. Join Mayor Kaptain as he walks the neighborhoods of Elgin! Each walk starts at 6:30 pm (unless otherwise notated) and lasts for 45 minutes.

Information below is from our 2019 walks. Stay tuned for an updated schedule for 2020.

Walk status updates can be found on the City of Elgin Facebook page.

Walk to Win!

Three lucky walkers will win a gift card to Elgin Fresh Markets at each walk.

Date Neighborhood Starting Point
6/19 Gifford Park Channing Square, 111 N. Channing St
7/17 South West (SWAN) Lowrie Elementary School, 264 Oak St
7/31 South East Garfield Elementary School, 420 May St
8/7 Near West Housing Authority of Elgin, 130 S. State St
9/5 North East (NENA) Gail Borden Public Library, 270 N. Grove Ave

Walk with the Mayor 2019 flyer