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According to the Mayo Clinic, walking is a gentle, low-impact exercise that can ease you into a higher level of fitness and health with numerous benefits. Mount Mercy's campus offers a safe and beautiful space to walk and enjoy the outdoors. We've outlined several routes ranging from less than a mile to over 2.5 miles that start right on the Hill. Download the campus area walking map or tunnel map and get moving!
Walking can help you: