Source: AgriLife Today
While the Walk Across Texas program activities continue throughout the state, some groups from Bexar County have already completed the eight-week Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service health and wellness initiative and are touting its benefits. Walk Across Texas is a free program of AgriLife Extension designed to help Texans establish the habit of regular physical activity and develop a healthier lifestyle.
“The name comes from the goal of the participants walking at least 832 miles, which is the distance from the farthest point east to the farthest point west in the state,” Angie Gutierrez, AgriLife Extension family and consumer sciences agent, Bexar County, said. “Participants walk wherever they feel safe and comfortable. We encourage team participation with team captains to help motivate team members and help them meet their goal.”
For more information on Walk Across Texas go to http://walkacrosstexas.tamu.edu/.
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