Healthy Weight Initiative

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Greene Walks

Greene Walks Contest

The 2020 Greene Walks contest registration is now closed. The benefits of walking are endless. Walking can improve fitness, cardiac health, help alleviate depression and fatigue, create less stress on joints and reduce pain, it can prevent weight gain, reduce risk for cancer and chronic disease, improve endurance, circulation, and posture. Greene Walks is a FREE 8-week program that will help you walk your way into a healthier life. This year, you can sign up for the Walking Challenge or the Walk & More Challenge! See below for more details. Throughout the program you will receive support and motivation and a weekly tracker that will help you log your successes. All participants who complete the program will receive a Greene Walks t-shirt! READY, SET, WALK!

Walking Challenge – During this challenge you will simply record your minutes of walking every day. Our goal is 30min/day, 5 days a week. Not ready for that? No problem, start small and work your way up! At the end of the 8 weeks you will be entered into a random raffle for 4, $125 prizes!

Walk & More Challenge – During this challenge, in addition to your 5 days of walking 30 minutes or more, you will also be asked to complete a different healthy task each week. Each week you complete your healthy task, you will be entered into a drawing to win one of two $50 prizes AND at the end of the 8 weeks will be entered into a random raffle for 4, $250 prizes!

GreeneWalks 2019 Winners

$125 winners: $250 winners:
Barbara Adams
Lynne Leo
Dawn Sherpa
Maria D’Errico
Vikki Hawkins
Jeff Schaffer
Catherine Sossei
Scott Rothenay

 

Walk Into Good Health

Learn more about the benefits of walking and how to better perfect your form along with other tips.

Greene County Walking Trails

Walking is a great way to begin or continue an exercise program. There are many walking and hiking trails in our area, click here to view our maps to get started or to find new trails to explore.

Greenville Walking Trails

Health Weight InitiativeThe goal of the Healthy Weight Initiative is to promote healthy weight among Greene county residents. The initiative will help people pursue healthier lifestyles through increased opportunities for exercise, the availability of healthier food options, and support for those struggling with eating disorders.

For more information, please contact Toni Carroll at tcarrollrhn@gmail.com.

Get Active in Greene County!

Engaging in physical activity can help you reach and maintain a healthy weight. There are many opportunities for physical activity in Greene County and it is a beautiful time to get outside and enjoy the scenery. Here are some of our local favorites to help you get started. Learn More >

 

There are many walking and hiking trails in our area. Click a town on the map to view the walking trails OR click on the town name below to download the trail map to get started or to find new trails to explore. You can also find some walking and hiking trails on the Greene Land Trust website, including Mawignack Preserve and Willows at Brandow Point.
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