Mayor Daniel Bianchi and the Healthy Pittsfield Partnership have announced a kick-off walk for the new Morningside Loop.

The Morningside Loop is a designated 2.74 -mile walking/running route that connects to the downtown Pittsfield walking loop. The kick-off walk will begin at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 11, at the steps of St. Mary’s Church on Tyler Street.

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