Moving Starke County Forward Reports Early Success with Summer Walking Challenge

movingstarkeforwardMoving Starke County Forward says its summer walking challenge is off to a good start. So far, residents have logged over 1,500 miles as part of “Starke County Walks to the Moon.”

The organization says that puts participants in “medium Earth orbit.” The goal is to reach the equivalent of the distance to the moon by Labor Day. Those taking part in this year’s challenge are reminded to log their progress by filling out this form.

Moving Starke County Forward was formed in 2012 to improve the health of local residents. The county has consistently ranked near the bottom in state health rankings.