News: 25 communities to compete in Step to it challenge

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Hennepin County Minnesota



Nicole Hovatter, Communications, 612-543-4325

Anne Nelson, Public Health, 612-348-5618

25 communities to compete in Step to it challenge

Build healthy habits by joining the Step to it challenge, open to people of all ages and abilities at no cost to participants.

Track your activity online from May 1 – 28 for the chance to win prizes. Almost any activity counts, such as mowing the lawn, gardening, yoga and manual wheelchair use.

Compete solo or as part of a group

  • Cities/communities — 25 communities will compete to win one of three titles: Most Active Community, Most Active Residents and Most Engaged Community. The most active people from each community will win Minnesota Twins tickets and recognition on field at a Twins game.
  • Schools — Two elementary schools with the most participation will win Twins tickets and a Twins collectible.
  • Workplaces and other groups — Earn bragging rights while focusing on personal wellness goals.

All participants are eligible for Twins tickets and Step to it t-shirts through random prize drawings conducted in each participating community.

Learn more and register at

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