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Healthiest State 10th Annual Walk

"Team Up for 10" on October 7

The Annual Walk is an opportunity for your household, school, workplace, community or organization to join thousands of other Iowans statewide in walking for 30 minutes on the first Wednesday of October.  We are walking because it is good for our physical, mental and emotional health. 

walk logoIn 2020, we invite all Iowans to Team Up for 10 – to help us celebrate 10 years of the annual event. The Healthiest State Annual Walk was born in October 2011, when Gov. Terry Branstad invited all Iowans to take part in a "Start Somewhere Walk." The rest, as they say, is history!

We know that, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, your walk event may look different this year. We still invite you to "team up" – whether that means with members of your household, in a smaller group, in a socially-distant fashion or even as a virtual team – and walk with us on October 7!

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