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Move Around the Region

Contact Information

June Puett
Extension Agent
Phone: 423-855-6113
Email:
jpuett1@utk.edu

Fun and Fitness Challenge: A Free Fitness Program Designed to get you Moving!

Although it is too late to register for the current program, please enter your information here to be notified when the next challenge comes along.

Why Participate in a fitness challenge?

  • Win great prizes – 1st, 2nd, 3rd place for walking the most miles.
  • Drawings from 35 Mile Club members – those who walk 35 miles or more.
  • Drawings from those completing the challenge.
  • Receive tips on fitness, recipes, stress, videos of favorite walking spots, etc.
  • Invitation to free on-line Tai Chi classes.   
  • All fitness activities count toward miles.
  • Avoid the blues – exercise can have the same benefit as antidepressants.

Join our Facebook event page

Guidelines:

  • Everyone eligible regardless of fitness level, location or age.
  • Invite friends, family, co-workers, etc.
  • Register them & log their weekly miles for those without email.
  • Track your individual “miles” & log them weekly.
  • Receive weekly email reminder & easy link for recording miles.  
  • Use the Mileage Calculator to convert biking, yard work, dancing, stretching, yoga, etc. to miles.
  • Count all daily steps & activity – 2,000 steps equals 1 mile. 
  • Winners will be notified about picking up prizes. 


Printable Mileage Conversion Chart

Helpful Mileage Tracker to keep up with your miles each week.