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Council on Aging Department

Posted on: April 30, 2021

Walk Massachusetts Challenge Sponsored by MCOA

Lace up your sneakers - the Walk Massachusetts Challenge is back! This year features more walking options and more prizes! With five individual goals, there's a challenge for everyone - from walking 65 days to walking 692,000 steps - each tied to a fun Massachusetts fact. And 10 lucky people will win a $50 Visa gift card, 25 people a $25 Amazon gift card, and 50 people a $10 Dunkin' gift card. The first 500 people who participate will receive a handy reflective wrist band and sports pack, perfect for carrying your water bottle, keys and phone.

Pick one of six challenges:

  1. Walk 65 days (Fun Fact: Did you know...From the canal to Provincetown, Cape Cod is 65 miles long)
  2. Walk 1,788 minutes (Fun Fact: Did you know...Massachusetts became a state in 1788)
  3. Walk 126.5 miles (Fun Fact: Did you know...It is 126.5 miles from Boston to Lee along the Massachusetts Turnpike)
  4. Walk 192 miles (Fun Fact: Did you know...The Massachusetts shoreline is 192 miles long)
  5. Walk 692,600 steps (Fun Fact: Did you know...Approximately 692,000 people reside in Boston)
  6. Walk 351 miles (Fun Fact: Did you know...There are 351 cities and towns in Massachusetts)

Register online here: or call the Shrewsbury Council on Aging for assistance at 508-841-8640.

MCOA has also provided walking journals to record your steps! Print it out at home or call the Center for a copy. Turn your journal in at the end of the program to be entered to win prizes!!

Register Here
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