Iowa Healthiest State - Walking

Annual Walk Resources



Iowa Cities Walking Challenge

The Iowa Healthiest State Initiative has partnered with the Iowa League of Cities to challenge cities across the state to walk together as a community. The city with the highest percentage of their population registered will win a cash prize to continue healthy living habits in their city! Register for your city's walk as an individual to participate. Challenge ends September 27th at 11:59 PMLearn more here!

School Mascot Challenge

Win $1,000 for your school by participating in the 2022 School Mascot Challenge! To enter the contest, simply register to participate in the Iowa Healthiest State 12th Annual Walk on October 5. The first 64 schools who register were automatically entered. For full rules and details, click here.

IPRA Community Walk Mini Grant

The Iowa Healthiest State Initiative has partnered with the Iowa Parks and Recreation Association to award mini grants to help communities promote walking and social connectedness at a Healthiest State Annual Walk event. See the 2021 winning communities! 

"Walk More. Connect More." Merchandise 

tshirtWe have new T-shirts, stickers and water bottles to help you celebrate the 2021 Healthiest State Annual Walk!




Logo, Photos + Social Media Graphics

To assist with promotion of your Annual Walk we have provided access to photos, logos and a social media graphic. Click to download:

  • IMAGES — Use to help promote your walk on social media, in e-communications, on posters and in other media relations. 
  • LOGO — Use on your own materials or website. For logo use, see Brand Guidelines.
  • SOCIAL MEDIA GRAPHIC — Use to let people know you are walking on October 5! It is also the perfect size for a Facebook cover photo.