Hannibal Courier-Post

Twain Tracks lead to healthy habits

For The Courier-Post
Posted: Nov. 7, 2019 1:00 pm

HANNIBAL — A walking challenge begins Monday, Nov. 11, at the Admiral Coontz Recreation Center.

The Healthy for Life program of A. T. Still University (ATSU) in partnership with Hannibal Parks and Recreation, is hosting the walking challenge starting at 9 a.m.

Pedometers will be furnished to all of the participants.

DeEtta Jones of the Northeast Missouri Regional Arthritis Center said, “This challenge will teach you how to safely make physical activity part of your everyday life. Exercise is key to part of a healthy lifestyle. It's a proven way to manage pain, improve mood, and help you move easier.”

The Twain Tracks walking challenge is made possible through a grant by Department of Health & Senior Services and the CDC. More information about the Twain Tracks walking challenge is available by contacting DeEtta Jones at 660-626-2061 or 660-292-1513.