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Young At Heart Walkers Challenge


Walkers age 60 and older are encouraged to join in for fun and fitness as part of the Young At Heart S.T.E.P.S. program, with a 12-week walking challenge slated to begin on Monday, Feb. 1, 2016.

S.T.E.P.S. – Seniors Tracking Exercise in Perfect Strides – offers an opportunity to walk for exercise in a climate-controlled environment at Vintage Faire Mall in Modesto. The walking program starts Feb. 1 and those planning to attend can register at the Healthy Aging Booth from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. that day at the mall to join the challenge.

You can choose your own walk time that works for you. Enter the Mall through door #30, JC Penney side by Security.

Track your miles to earn prizes and rewards and get ready for the 5K Age with Movement Celebration Walk on Friday, May 6 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at East La Loma Park, Modesto.

Turn in your miles log at the end of every four weeks by email, fax, mail, or at the Healthy Aging Association Booth at the Mall on Feb. 29, March 28, and April 25.

The program itself runs from Feb. 1 through April 24. For more information contact the Healthy Aging Association, 209-523-2800.