April 18, 2021

Buffalo News: Amid Covid-19 isolation, Niagara Falls walk helps people reconnect

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t looked like a walk-a-thon of some sort Sunday afternoon – more than 100 people, many of them wearing matching fluorescent green T-shirts, heading down the Niagara Gorge Trail to Niagara Falls.

And in a sense it was, with a 5K route mapped out for the Wellness Walk, with the intention of enticing people to get some fresh air and exercise.

But the event was designed to do more than help people get some cardio in – it was intended to help people start to heal mentally and emotionally from the stress, isolation and loss brought by Covid-19.

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