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Walk Kansas

2019 Walk Kansas will start on March 17 and run through May 11. Registration due by March 15th (March 1st if you want your t-shirt early) Forms will be ready February 15th.  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 18th 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  early registration and payment needs turned in to the Extension Office by March 1st.

Activities Included in Walk Kansas:

Kick-Off Party Tuesday  March 19th 11:30 to 1 p.m. at the Bowyer Building on the Lyon County Fairgrounds

Food Too Good To Waste April 2nd 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. please register by March 29th call 341-3220.

Learn How to Play Pickle Ball April 17th 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Emporia Recreation Center Gym

Everyday Mindfulness April 30th 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Bowyer Building please register by April 26th call 341-3220

Wrap Up Event  Poker with a Twist May 7th  at C of E Park during the last Poker Walk

Poker Walks every Tuesday starting March 26th 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 2018. Here are some pictures from past Walk Kansas events.

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Make plans now for 2019.

Rhonda Gordon

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

620-341-3220
rgordon@ksu.edu