How Walk Kansas Works
Walk Kansas is a team-based program, meaning that you are part of a 6-member team and together you will select a goal (challenge) to work toward during the 8 weeks. Here are the options for your team.
Challenge 1: Discover the 8 Wonders of Kansas! This journey requires each person to get 2 ½ hrs of moderate activity per week.
Challenge 2: Go Cross Country from Troy (NE) to Elkhart (SW), which requires 4 hrs of activity per person/week.
Challenge 3: Little Balkans to Nicodemus – a trail that takes you through SE Kansas and then up to Nicodemus with interesting stops along the way. This requires 6 hrs of activity per person/week.
Purple Power Solo Trail: Sign up as an individual participant if you do not want to be on a team!
What is one of the best things you can do for your body, mind and spirit? You guessed it – move your way, every day!! K-State Research and Extension (KSRE) is pleased to offer this health initiative designed to help you move more, eat better and live life to the fullest. Regular exercise can help you live longer, maintain a healthy weight, reduce your risk of developing some cancers, reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke, reduce diabetes risk, boost your brain power, improve your mood and relieve stress. Wow – there isn’t a pill that can offer all of those benefits!!