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Forum staff reports, Published January 05 2009

Walk North Dakota begins Sunday

The North Dakota State University Extension Service will host the next session of the Walk North Dakota challenge from Jan. 11 through March 7.

Participants will strive to walk 10,000 steps a day, the equivalent of five miles a day, five days a week, or 200 miles during the eight-week session. On average, people take 2,000 to 4,000 steps a day.

Walkers can sign up as an individual or in groups. Those wanting to register as a group should e-mail Linda Hauge at linda.hauge@ndsu.

edu.

The registration fee is $10 for adults and $5 for those 18 and younger. 4-H members and leaders can participate for free.

To register with a credit card, visit www.walknd.com, or send a check payable to WALK ND to NDSU Dept. 7280, Box 6050, Fargo, ND 58108-6050.

For more information, call Hauge at (701) 231-7964.