North Issued 100-Mile Walking Challenge

Wednesday, May 11, 2005 at 13:59



A 100-mile walking challenge has been extended to northern communities in celebration of Saskatchewan’s Centennial.


The Northern Healthy Communities Partnership has begun challenging northerners to adopt a more active lifestyle.


Northern Physical Activity Planning Committee spokesperson Sharalyn Reitlo says the group want northern residents walking a total of 100 miles from May 9th to October 2nd by averaging five miles a week.


Reitlo says the committee hopes to hit the northern goal of 100,000 miles by the fall.


If you want more information about the 100-Mile Centennial Walking Challenge, you can contact your local band office, school, or health center. You can also log on to