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Walk Kansas

A K-State Research and Extension Health InitiativeDiscover the Wonders of Kansas!Walk Kansas 5K for the FightImprove Strength, Flexibility and BalanceTake the Walk Kansas Challenge

Walk Kansas State Leader

Sharolyn Jackson
Sharolyn Flaming Jackson
K-State Research and Extension
1007 Throckmorton Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506


A health initiative presented by Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service

Log Your Miles for Walk Kansas!

Use the link above to log your miles and more!

Logging your Walk Kansas activity starts March 18!

Walk Kansas

March 18 - May 12, 2018

Walk Kansas is a team-based program that will help you and others lead a healthier life. Join this program and
  • be more active with friends and family,
  • make better nutrition choices,
  • and walk away your stress.

Did you know?


Walk Kansas 5K

The third annual Walk Kansas 5K for the Fight and Family Fun Walk will be held May 5, 2018 on the beautiful K-State campus in Manhattan! Registration is now open!


Discover the 8 Wonders of Kansas!

Walk Kansas would like to thank Marci Penner and the Kansas Sampler Foundation for their partnership this year. Challenge trails in the program feature the 8 Wonders of Kansas and more!

8 Wonders

The Kansas Sampler Foundation's mission is to preserve and sustain rural culture. The 8 Wonders of Kansas contest series was organized by the Kansas Sampler Foundation to inspire awareness of the beauty and value in Kansas, and to encourage travel. After the overall 8 Wonders of Kansas contest, the eight elements of rural culture were featured in their own contest. The contests ran from 2007-2010 and more than 100,000 people voted. Once the contests were concluded, the Foundation hired Harland J. Schuster of Morrill Kansas to photograph each of the 216 places in the contest. The result was a beautiful 272-page, 9 x 12" book featuring Schuster's images and Marci Penner's descriptions of 216 special places in Kansas. www.8wonders.org.



Celebrating Success!

I was more motivated to keep moving because of your program. It always gets me off the couch from a cold winter to move, move, move! I lost 10 lbs. and feel so much better. Thank you for the program. Keep it up! I look forward to it every year. Coffey County