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Walk Kansas

2018 Walk Kansas will start on March 18 and run through May 12. Registration due by March 15th (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 17th 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 and Wrap Up Event (watch for details). Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 poker hands each week during the Poker Walk.


Registration is now open on-line or paper copies maybe picked up at the Emporia Recreation Center, Flint Hills Mall, Genisis, Emporia Fitness.

If you want your t-shirt by Kick-Off registration and payment needs turned in to the Extension Office by March 5.

Activities Included in Walk Kansas:

Kick-Off Party Tuesday  March 20 11:30 to 1 p.m. at the Bowyer Building on the Lyon County Fairgrounds

Wrap Up Event  Picnic and Poker on the Patio May 8th  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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We had a great time in 2017 with 84 teams. Here are some pictures from the Poker Walks, Kick Off Party, and Fat Bucks.

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Make plans now for 2018.

Rhonda Gordon

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