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Fort St. John takes the lead in B.C. walking challenge

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With just under two weeks left in the challenge, Fort St. John has overtaken Oak Bay, Victoria, B.C. for first place in the 10,001-25,000 population category in the Healthy Families B.C. Walking Challenge.

The Challenge was designed to promote a more active lifestyle within families, with the opportunity to win great individual, as well as community, prizes.

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Participants are asked to map their walks, as well as share their personal walking experiences online. The more a person posts, the greater their chances at winning prizes such as a pedometer, family prize packs or the grand prize, one of six family trips to a popular B.C. destination.



The grand prizes of cash totalling $100,000 will also be awarded to various communities at the conclusion of the challenge. The top five communities in their population size range, with the most submissions, will each receive $10,000 in support of the development of walking trails.

One of the five winning communities will also be randomly drawn to receive an additional $50,000.

To share a healthy lifestyle story or to map out a walk, visit the challenge’s official website.

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