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Walk Across Sumner
Sat, Sep 6, 2014
About This Activity
Walk Across Sumner is a county-wide plan that includes 28 days of physical activity. Participants in the Walk Across Sumner program are encouraged to walk 34.5 miles (the distance across Sumner County – corner to corner) either in their own neighborhoods or by hitting local greenways and walking trails at parks throughout the county. We had over 1,400 participants in our 2013 event and raised nearly $5,000 for elementary school physical education programs across the country. Last year’s project brought people from the entire county together to get moving and get fit!
Event details and schedule
We want everyone to join in and take part in this healthy lifestyle campaign. You can create walking teams of family member, co-workers, church family, or neighbors to take encourage each individual to take part and improve the health. Individuals may take part at no cost. The Sumner County Health Committee has walking logs to assist in recording participants daily activity, those walking logs are available free of charge. Individuals may wish to purchase our t-shirt that helps promote the annual walk, profits go toward local school physical education programs. If you wish to sign as an individual or wish to create a team complete ths Active registration. To learn more contact the Health Education Department at the Sumner County Health Department 615 206 1115.
This year our kick-off event is something a little different. Each city will be hosting a kick-off event between September 1 and September 6. Check with your local city government for event dates and time. The County-wide closing event (Fitness Festival) will be October 4,2014, 8:20 AM start time at the Gallatin Civic Center, participants are invited to attend all Walk Across Sumner events.