Take a Walk Outdoors Day - January 20
Sat, Jan 20, 2024

Take a Walk Outdoors Day

Take a Walk Outdoors Day is a worldwide holiday dedicated to outdoor walks. Celebrated on January 20th. In the modern fast pace of life, it is sometimes very difficult to find time for a walk. This holiday was created so that people do not forget and use this way of relaxation more often.


It is impossible to say from what time Take a Walk Outdoors Day began to be celebrated, and who was its creator. This day provides an opportunity to remind people of the necessary daily activity, which allows you to recharge your batteries and maintain a healthy state of all organs and systems of the body.

Most of us spend a lot of time at the computer or just sitting. Such a lifestyle negatively affects our posture, all processes in the body are disrupted.

Walking in the fresh air is a great way to relax and escape from the daily routine. You can also concentrate on your thoughts, understand yourself. Daily walking improves the body’s absorption of vitamin D (produced when walking on sunny days).

There are walking clubs in many countries. In the 20th century, race walking became popular and became an official Olympic sport.

Interesting facts

  • The oldest walking club in Germany, founded in 1864, is Schwarzwaldverein.
  • A walk in the early morning allows you to activate all the processes of the body and tune in before the working day.
  • Walking in the fresh air allows you to keep your muscles and joints in good shape, reducing the likelihood of their diseases in old age.

How to celebrate

Walk alone or with family/friends outdoors at Take a Walk Outdoors Day. Revisit your daily schedule by adding a walk. On this day, you can become a volunteer by devoting your free time to walking with the disabled.

Share this day on social media. Let more people become fans of outdoor activities!

When is Take a Walk Outdoors Day celebrated in 2024?

Take a Walk Outdoors Day is observed on January 20 each year.


Weekday Month Day Year
Saturday January 20 2024
Monday January 20 2025
Tuesday January 20 2026
Wednesday January 20 2027

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