In the lead up to the 72nd annual World Health Assembly, the World Health Organization gathered people of all ages and abilities for a free walk/run event that ranged from three to eight kilometers.
According to WHO, the Walk movement promotes “physical activity as part of a healthy sustainable future”.
Special guest First Lady of Kenya, Margaret Kenyatta, also participated as she is an active runner herself. Other special guests in attendance included Formula One racing driver Romain Grosjean and mental health advocate Cynthia Germanotta, Lady Gaga’s mother.
Participants also practiced yoga, zumba, basketball, hockey and a host of other activities.