• Free 10,000 Steps Challenge for All Ages

    NEWS RELEASE
    April 29, 2020
    Free 10,000 Steps Challenge for All Ages


    The City of Santa Maria Recreation and Parks Department invites the community to take part in a 10,000 Steps Challenge for health and well-being, beginning Friday, May 1st. Participants of all ages and fitness levels can download a Walking Journal online at www.cityofsantamaria.org/recreation

    Choose a personal challenge level: beginner, intermediate or advance and log your progress using a personal tracking device; pedometer, smartwatch, or smartphone application. Start the 30-day steps challenge at home, around the neighborhood, local walking trail or park.

    Submit a photo or scan of the completed Walking Journal via email to rpinfo@cityofsantamaria.org. Participants will receive a commemorative prize in the mail after reaching their individual milestone.

    Remember these tips for social distancing outdoors: keep six feet of space between yourself and others, walk by yourself or those you live with and avoid crowded areas. Always warm up and stretch before any exercise activity, drink water, and obey all traffic laws while on public roadways.

    Questions may be directed to the Recreation and Parks Department at (805) 925-0951 extension 2260.