Outdoor activities are more healthy than ever, and Healthy Shasta wants to promote exploration of local parks and playgrounds with a walking challenge. It’s a free community-based way for individuals and entire families to find fun, fitness and prizes while exploring Shasta County. Weekly prizes will be awarded during the month of March for those who sign up and track their steps using “Walker Tracker”, a free mobile app that syncs with devices such as a Fitbit or a smart phone with an activity counter. To complete the challenge, participants need to average 7,000 steps a day all month. Information is at healthyshastawalks.org.