Iowa Healthiest State - Walking

Annual Walk Resources



School Mascot Challenge


The 2019 Mascot Challenge will include the first 16 schools who register walks in their respective region for a total of 64 schools. The state has been divided into four regions. See the region map and full rules

Registration Reward

The Healthiest State Initiative is giving away a $100 prize each week leading up October 2. All officially registered walks will be entered to win each week. The earlier you register your walk, the more chances you have to win! Read the rules.

Logo, Photos + Social Media Graphic

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 2! It is also the perfect size for a Facebook cover photo.

#WhyIWalk: Influential Iowans explain the benefits of walking

Are your students, colleagues or community members wondering "why" we are walking to support our health? Share this video featuring influential Iowans and the reasons they walk. The benefits range from physical, mental, social and emotional! 

PRINTABLE RESOURCE: Benefits of walking poster