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Walk Kansas

2017 Walk Kansas will start on March 19 and run through May 13. Registration due by March 16th (March 1st if you want your t-shirt by Kick-Off) Forms are ready now.  Registration Packets and Payment will still have to be made in our office  before your team is registered or t-shirts ordered. Walk Kansas is a team-based program that will help you and others lead a healthier life by being more active., making better nutrition choices, and learning positive ways to deal with stress. This is the 16th year of Walk Kansas. I challenge our community to met last year's numbers, let's try for 100 teams.  Come join us and take small steps to a healthier lifestyle. Registration includes all of the activities and your t-shirt. Door Prizes will be given away at Kick-Off, each of the classes, and Wrap Up Event (watch for details). Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 poker hands each week during the Poker Walk.

Activities Included in Walk Kansas:

Kick-Off Party Thursday March 16 11:30 to 1 p.m. at the Anderson Building on the Lyon County Fairgrounds

Is it Safe? March 28th 10 a.m.  and 7 p.m. Anderson Building

Fit for Life April 11th 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Emporia Recreation Center Meeting Room

Fixing Funky Foods April 25th 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Extension Office Meeting Ro

Wrap Up Event May 9th  Watch for Details at Anderson Building

Poker Walks every Tuesday during Walk Kansas at C of E Park start directly behind Kenyon Hall 11:30 to 1 p.m.

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walk kansas kick off 2015

poker walk

We had a great time in 2016 with 96 teams. Here are some pictures from the Poker Walks, Kick Off Party, and Fat Bucks.

poker walk 2015

Fat bucks

Make plans now for 2017.

Rhonda Gordon

Family and Consumer Science
County Extension Agent
K-State Research and Extension
Lyon County
2632 W. Highway 50
Emporia, KS 66801