Louisiana Highway Safety Commission Hosts “1 Million Steps 2 Safety” Virtual Walk/Run
October 1, 2020 through November 1, 2020
The Louisiana Highway Safety Commission (LHSC) in partnership with Louisiana Department of Health’s Bureau of Minority Health Access and Promotions and the Louisiana Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, will host 1 Million Steps 2 Safety a virtual walk/run during the month of October. LHSC is committed to developing and implementing a comprehensive strategy aimed at saving lives and preventing injuries on our highways. Walking and bicycling are becoming increasingly popular modes of transportation in Louisiana, and many urban areas have taken this into account when planning roads and intersections.
October is National Pedestrian Safety Month and LHSC is encouraging Louisianans to safely walk, cycle or run their way to “One Million Steps to Safety.” This virtual walk and run is for participants of all fitness levels. Our commitment to you is to provide you with safety tips on how to share the road while obtaining the highest number of average steps with family and friends. The Challenge begins October 1 and end November 1, 2020.
“Steps To 2021- National Senior Games Challenge”
A virtual steps and physical activity challenge for individuals 50 and older celebrating the path to 2021 National Senior Games presented by Humana – November 5-18, 2021 – Fort Lauderdale, FL. This challenge inspires you to own your on health and fitness a year prior to the 2021 National Senior Games. The “Challenge” begins on 10/19 and ends on 11/18 of 2020; the same date as the official closing of the 2021 Games. Invited participants include Senior Game athletes, senior centers, local governments, senior living communities and NSGA partners. Stay tuned to NSGA.com, “The Long Run” – NSGA’s Monthly E-Newsletter, and email for more details.