Walk to Win promotes health

Healthy Families BC is challenging British Columbians to “Walk to Win” in a new six-week contest to encourage walking, mapping and sharing favourite walking routes.

  • Aug. 9, 2011 3:00 p.m.

Healthy Families BC is challenging British Columbians to “Walk to Win” in a new six-week contest to encourage walking, mapping and sharing favourite walking routes.

The program began, Monday, Aug. 8, says spokesperson Bill Eisenhauer.    Families or individuals can win B.C. getaway trips, bikes, fitness passes, footwear gift certificates and more.

Communities can also win $10,000, or the additional $50,000 grand prize to upgrade and promote walking trails.

Check it out at www.healthyfamilesbcwalkingchallenge.ca on Aug. 8.

The Healthy Families BC Walking Challenge celebrates walking as one of the easiest and most beneficial physical activities for British Columbians to enjoy, especially with friends and family.  The contest runs from Aug. 8 to Sept. 19.

The organization will stay in touch with updates and news about your community during the contest period.

To check out the challenge visit www.healthyfamiliesbcwalkingchallenge.ca.