Get moving this fall with the Healthy Driven Take a Hike! Challenge
Last updated 9/24/2020 at 10:15am
This fall Edward-Elmhurst Health invites you to get outside and stay healthy with the Healthy Driven Take a Hike! Challenge.
The challenge will run from Sept. 14 – Nov. 9 and will feature weekly hiking challenges and tips.
"Being active and spending time in nature have been proven time and again to have a multitude of health benefits," says Mary Lou Mastro, CEO, Edward-Elmhurst Health. "Those include reduction of stress and anxiety, improved mood, lower blood pressure and cholesterol, lower body fat, improved bone density, increased flexibility and coordination and enriched relationships with family and friends."
The Take a Hike! Challenge web page includes an interactive map highlighting popular trails in the western suburbs and beyond to help you find the perfect trail for your ability level and location.
Participants who post photos from their hikes on Facebook or Instagram (posting instructions provided on the landing page) will be entered into a weekly raffle for outdoor games.
For more information, check http://www.eehealth.org/healthy-driven/take-a-hike/.