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Second Annual Start Somewhere Walk Scheduled

Posted: Friday, August 24th, 2012 at 6:23 am
Author: KCII News - Bill Gatchel

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A very successful event to promote better health has been scheduled for later this year.  As part of Governor Terry Branstad’s five-year Healthiest State Initiative, Start Somewhere Walks were held across the entire state last Fall where more than 291,000 people participated.

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Here in Washington County, more than 2600 people walked according to Edie Nebel with Washington County Public Health.  The goal of the Walk is to reduce obesity.  The Start Somewhere Walk is planned for Wednesday, October 3rd at noon.

To sign up for the walk, follow this link.