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Announcements for week 5

Walk Georgia LogoDaylight Saving Time begins this Sunday at 2 a.m. Think of this as one more hour of light in the evening to get out and be active. Don’t forget to spring forward!

Please don’t forget to share the program with your friends, family, co-workers, fellow activity enthusiasts and anyone you think would benefit from the program. As always, if they (or you) have any questions, contact your local UGA Extension agent or e-mail . Don’t forget to “Like” us on Facebook (only five more “Likes” needed until we break 1,000!), follow us on Twitter @WalkGa, and check us out on Pinterest.

Have you ordered your Hawks tickets?

It’s not too late! Walk Georgia Night with the Atlanta Hawks is next Saturday, March 15. Tickets to this event are $15 per person and get you early entry into Philips Arena at 5 p.m. for pre-game activities, including a skills challenge; the chance to be a part of the Hawks’ fan tunnel, where you high-five the players as they leave the locker room for the game; and a free T-shirt (while supplies last). Visit www.nba.com/hawks/2014-walk-georgia-night-ticket-offer to order your tickets today!

Week 4 State Leaders*

Top Individuals:

  • Vic T., of Bibb County, 321.5 miles
  • Elijah A., of Bibb County, 218.6 miles
  • Bryan H., of Gwinnett County, 182.4 miles
  • Robert M., of Bibb County, 137 miles
  • Betty H., of Bibb County, 134.6 miles

Top Teams:

  • Barn-Yard-Brawlers, of Bibb County, 409.8 miles
  • Wellness Wonder Girls, of Bibb County, 303.5 miles
  • Walton Walking Warriors, of Walton County, 249.8 miles
  • Mercer Four Healthy Hearts, of Bibb County, 247.3 miles
  • Mr. Willie’s Long Living Legends, of Walton County, 219.9 miles

How do you measure up?

Log in to your Walk Georgia account to see how you rank in your county and in the state.

*Leaders are based on week 4 activity, not cumulative miles.

Walk Georgia featured on UGA’s Grady Newsource

This week, UGA’s Grady Newsource aired a clip about Walk Georgia, featuring participant Karen Kelley’s story as the backdrop for informing viewers about the program. Check out the clip at https://t.uga.edu/Cv.