Walk Across Arkansas
How long can you move across Arkansas?
September 30, 2013 - November 24, 2013
What is Walk Across Arkansas (WAA)?
Invest in your health by participating in the new and improved
"Walk Across Arkansas."
The eight-week program was designed for all Arkansans to become
active through exercise while creating and meeting personal goals
with team support.
The WAA campaign is coordinated by the University of Arkansas
Division of Agriculture Cooperative Extension Service, Family
Consumer Sciences Department. We invite everyone to participate in
activities that will encourage movement and promote health.
will be required of me?
To participate in WAA, you will need:
- a team of two to 10 people
- a stopwatch, or watch
- a team captain
- a team name
- to set a personal goal
- a good pair of walking shoes
- a willingness to record your exercise minutes each day
For more details of the program, contact your local
county extension agent.
What kinds of activities should I do?
Although most people choose to walk for their daily activity, you
can conduct any activity you want (swimming, running, bike riding,
Exercise qualifies as any activity that is performed "with the
intent to be physically active, raises heart rate and/or causes you
to break a sweat" for at least 10 minutes at a time.
How can I register?
WAA is now online! You can register your team at
Or you can contact your local
county extension agent for more information and paper
Need more information?