WALK KANSAS 2016 - Still Time To Register!

Dylan Admire

Still wanting to get a Walk Kansas team together? There's still time to get signed-up. Walk Kansas is a team-based program that will help you and others lead a healthier life by being more active, making better nutrition choices, and learning positive ways to deal with stress. This is how ...

Registration open for Extension's Cooking 101 course

Susan Johnson

If you’re serious about learning to cook…and you want to get your “hands into it,” then Cooking 101 is for YOU!!!! Registrations are now being accepted for you to participate in the basic cooking course called “Cooking 101" being offered by the Douglas County Extension Master Food Volunteers. This course ...

Walk Kansas 2014 - Time is Now to Register!

Susan Johnson

Still wanting to get a Walk Kansas team together? Last year, Douglas County alone had 115 teams (which included 677 participants) and 82% of them were from workplaces. Because Douglas County rivals Riley County (Manhattan) for having the most teams in the state, let's push the number of participants over ...

Walk Kansas Kicks off March 16

Susan Johnson

Starting its 13th year, Walk Kansas, the eight-week program designed to promote activity and better health, begins March 16. Registration information is available at www.douglas.ksu.edu. Walk Kansas is a team-based program in which groups of six people, one serving as a captain, work toward a common goal. That goal typically ...

Walk Your Child to School Day - October 9

Belinda Rehmer

Walk Kansas - There's Still Time To Register A Team!

Susan Johnson

Still wanting to get a Walk Kansas team together? At the present time, Douglas County alone has 96 Walk Kansas teams with 563 participants registered for this year's program. Walk Kansas is a team-based program that will help you and others lead a healthier life by being more active, making ...

Walk Kansas Starts in a Week!!

Susan Johnson

***“A lot of people never get to know how ‘feeling good’ feels. They don’t know what they are missing.”*** Dr. Wayne H. Osness, Lawrence, KS **How Walk Kansas Works:** Groups of six people form a team, select a captain, and choose a challenge to work toward. Each team member logs ...

5k to Fight Lyme Disease Coming Up!

DJ Hilding

This 5k race and fundraising event will be held on Saturday, June 16th at 6:00pm at the Lawrence Rotary Arboretum near the YSI youth playing fields near the South Lawrence K-10 Traffic way. There will also be a 1 mile family fun walk. This flat and fast course runs along ...

Walk Kansas 2012

Susan Johnson

http://wellcommons.com/users/susanjohnson/photos/2012/feb/29/230845/ **Q: Can anyone join a Walk Kansas team? When does it begin?** A: Yes, anyone can be on a Walk Kansas team — co-workers, family members, friends and neighbors. And they don’t even have to live in Douglas County or, for that matter, they don’t even have to live ...

3rd Annual Head for the Cure 5k to Run Downtown

DJ Hilding

The third annual Head for the Cure 5K - Lawrence will make its 2011 appearance in downtown Lawrence! The 2011 event will be on Sunday, October 2nd. The Run/Walk will begin at 8am. Celebrate the lives and legacies of those affected by brain cancer in the heart of Lawrence, Kans. ...

Benefit yourself and a cause

Kristine Chapman

Running for nonprofits can be equally rewarding for both the runner and the organization. Catherine Decena Skinner, Assistant District Attorney for Douglas County, typically runs 5k’s every other weekend for different nonprofits around the Northeast Kansas area. “ I usually run with a group of girls, but I’m running this ...

Not Sure Where to Start? April 6th is National Start! Walking Day!

Michelle Derusseau

http://wellcommons.com/users/AllHeart/photos/2011/apr/5/211585/ Get Up and Move These days, adults like you are spending more time at work than ever before. An unfortunate side effect is that, as a nation, we're becoming more inactive. This is a problem when you consider the fact that physical inactivity doubles the risk of heart disease! ...

Here is the story of one person's weight loss and fitness journey - this will be his first half marathon

Sally Zogry

See Jerome's story - he is running his first half marathon at our race this year and bringing his online team who are also on the journey. They will come to Lawrence from across the U.S. and participate in all of our events. This is so inspiring and will hopefully ...

List of 2010 fun runs and walks posted

Ursula Rothrock

We have posted our [list of fun runs and walks for 2010][1] in the resources section. Check it out to see which events you would like to participate in. If you know of any other run or walk, please comment on this post or the resources post so we can ...

Walk Kansas Starts March_

Susan Johnson

Walk Kansas starts March 7 and runs through May 1. Please join us for this wellness activity.

Walk Kansas Starts March

Susan Johnson

Walk Kansas starts March 7 and runs through May 1. Please join us for this wellness activity.

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