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Hennepin County Step To It Challenge Begins

Do you have a competitive spirit? Do you want a fun and easy way to get in shape and live green this spring? Then the four-week Step To It Challenge from May 1- May 28 is for you! Osseo residents are invited to participate in the annual Step To It Challenge, sponsored by Hennepin County Public Health and the Minnesota Twins.

As a Step To It participant, you will keep an ongoing total of the steps you take during the challenge. Activities such as biking, collecting litter, Tai Chi, or even just mowing the lawn count toward overall steps. The Step To It website (www.steptoit.org) converts these type of activities into steps and allows you to record and track your activity online. At the close of the challenge the individuals from each community with the most steps will be honored by Hennepin County and the Minnesota Twins at a Twins home game. Participating in the Challenge is fun, healthy, and best of all, it’s FREE!

If you live or work in Osseo, a participating city, then all you need to do is:

  • Register online at www.steptoit.org beginning April 1.
  • Log your steps online, daily or weekly, beginning May 1.
  • Enjoy your physical activity and greener community.
  • You may also fax or call in your weekly steps if you do not have access to the Internet. Fax: 612-348-7548 Phone: 612-348-5618
 
Dates to remember:
  • Registration begins: April 1
  • Step To It Challenges begins: May 1
  • Step To It Challenge ends: May 28
  • Winners announced: June 6
Need some inspiration for your steps? There are 1-mile and 2-mile walking loops through the City of Osseo. Download the map or follow the markings--white arrows are for the 1-mile route, and blue arrows are for the 2-mile route.Walking_Routes.jpg

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