Pasco County Extension has kicked off a virtual 10-week walking program to promote good health through physical activity.
The program, planned by UF/IFAS Pasco County Extension encourages people to start taking steps to improve their health.
The 10-week program calls for those taking part to walk 30 minutes a day, wherever they choose, while tracking their progress for accountability and support through a virtual community, according to a Pasco County news release.
All are welcome.
The benefits of walking are known. It reduces the risk of heart disease and some cancers, improves blood pressure, blood sugar levels, energy, mood and more, the release says.
The virtual walking program will run from Sept. 14 through Nov. 22. An optional virtual kick-off event is set for Sept. 11 at noon.
Register by Sept. 8, at tinyurl.com/lwffall2020.
The program registration fee is $14.99 per person, and all ages are welcome. Sign up with friends as a team or individually, or request to be assigned to a team.
Published September 02, 2020