Bronx residents gather at Roberto Clemente State Park to stride for healthier lifestyle

This is the fifth year that the walk-a-thon

This is the fifth year that the walk-a-thon has taken place. (Credit: News 12 The Bronx)

THE BRONX - Dozens of Bronx residents gathered for a walk-a-thon at Robert Clemente State Park today to make strides toward a healthier lifestyle.

Organizers hope this year's focus will encourage residents to exercise more and eat healthier.

The Bronx currently has an obesity rate of 69 percent, the highest of the city, according to health officials.

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