Miles for Wellness Challenge 19

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The spring Miles for Wellness Challenge started March 25, and for eight weeks participants fast tracked their fitness while enjoying the magic of railroad travel.

Challenge 19: Trail of Many Rails, featured train adventures past and present across the U.S. Participating teams began their virtual journey in North Carolina at the NC Transportation Museum and visited railroad sites in throughout the U.S., with the “Wedding of the Rails” as a focal point. Participants returned to North Carolina to finish their virtual adventure at the Tweetsie Railroad in Blowing Rock.

Participants taking advantage of this Miles for Wellness Challenge, surely enjoyed landmark buildings and breathtaking journeys, throughout this virtual railroad adventure!

For questions or more information about Miles for Wellness, the North Carolina State Employee “Move More” initiative, contact, or 919-807-4800.

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Bionic Hare

1st: NCEM los Loco’s

honorees with awards

Front row, left to right:  Alexander Chavis, Kevin Kasai (Team Captain), and Carly Sherrod. Back row, left to right:   Aaron Brown, Paul Bjornsen (Team High Stepper), Josh Modlin, Ryan Kenny, Jessica Southwell and Katherine Hilliard, Statewide Wellness Coordinator. Not Pictured: Dawn Wedig and Greg Hauser.

2nd: Bionic Steppers

honorees with awards

Front row, left to right: Richy Huneycutt, Sharon Moore (Team Captain), Rusty Hunt, President, Dawn Kantz, and Katherine Hilliard, Statewide Wellness Coordinator; Back row, left to right: Samara Taft (Team High Stepper), Daniel McLawhorn, Faith Bynum, and Mallory Kennedy. Not pictured: Carlos Cotto and Candice Madden.

3rd: Walking Warriors