There are 10 Walk Across Tennessee teams in Cannon County this year striving to log 500 miles of physical activity in five weeks.
Participants record miles individually and keep track of their total for the week. It is turned into the team captain who gives the team total for each week to the UT Extension Office.
Weekly totals will be shared on a map of Tennessee located at the Cannon County Courthouse.
From Memphis it is 210 miles to Nashville, 388 miles to Knoxville and 500 miles to Bristol, TN. Good luck to all of the teams and whether or not they make it to 500 miles they are all being active which is good for their health.
The WAT teams are as follows: Hot Flashes – Teresa Brandon, Sheila Long, Frances Edwards, Merrile Byars, Connie Rigsby; James Sabia’s Five – James Sabia, Lou Basham, Juanita Parker, R.R. Sabis, B.B. Sabia; The Lion King & His Court – Erin Nichols, Heath Nokes, Bruce Steelman, Kim Smithson, Gina Mitchell; Roaring Lions – John Basinger, Cliff Swoape, Austin Jennings, Danny Miller, Carl Hirlston; School System Sisters – Connie Foster, Barbara Corry, Pam Sonderman, Teresa Lewis, Darlene Witty, Marcia Melton; Short Mountain Bunch – Chris Temple, Tammy Temple, Roy Osment, Lela Osment, Billy Osment; Sissox – Norma Knox, Kelly Sissom, Josie Sissom, Joe Knox, Elleana Sissom; Sole Sisters – Lisa Suggs, Cyndi Bush, Valerie Bush, Diane Hickman, Carla Bush; Team Bane – Janet Bane, Kathy Haskins, Jennifer Bane, Jeff Bane & Allison Green; and WNC Gets Fit – Paula Campbell, Shirley Wise, Jamie Cantrell, Carmela Spano, and Crystal Street.
Being physically active is one of the best things you can do to improve and maintain your health, yet nearly two-thirds of Americans aren’t getting the activity they need. Consider taking up walking with your friends and your family. For more information about Walk Across Tennessee contact the UT Extension, Cannon County office at 615-563-2554.
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