Registration continues for 50-Mile Walking Challenge

Monday, April 8, 2024 - 12:38pm

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will commemorate “National Physical Fitness Month” in May by offering a 50-Mile Walking Challenge for area residents ages 11 and older.

Residents who accept the walking challenge commit to walk at least 50 miles in May and use a tracking card to record their progress. Walking locations may include neighborhoods, schools, churches, parks, and greenways - just to name a few.

There is no cost to participate, and online registration is open through Friday, April 26, at (search “Walking Challenge”). Tracking cards will be emailed to all registered participants and available for pickup at Joyner Park Community Center (JPCC), 701 Harris Road.

The first 100 participants to complete at least 50 miles and return their completed tracking cards to JPCC by Monday, June 3, will receive a 50-Mile Walking Challenge T-shirt.

For more information about the 50-Mile Walking Challenge and the May Month of Fitness, visit or email Recreation Center Manager Shawn Monday at [email protected].