Waushara County Health Department to hold Walk-the-Waush thru Aug. 19

The Waushara County Health Department, Waushara County Chapter of the Ice Age Trial Alliance, and Waushara County Parks Department have partnered together to create a walking challenge called Walk-the-Waush. The challenge will be held June 2 through Aug, 19. The challenge is free and open to walkers, runners and hikers of all ages and abilities. Participants can enter as an individual or as a team (maximum of 4 per team). Participants can pick up a Trail Book from the Waushara County libraries, the Waushara County Health Department, and Waushara County Parks Department, or the Waushara County Chamber of Commerce Office and Information Kiosks located in Wild Rose, Plainfield and Wautoma. If anyone requires as-sistance to complete the challenge, Assist Wisconsin is available as a partner. They are a non-profit organization whose mission is to replace obstacles with opportunities for individuals with disabilities and their families. They are able to provide special equipment and volunteer support. Please visit www.assistwi.org or call 608-253-2939 to speak with a member of their staff. There will be a kickoff event for the Walk-the-Waush on Saturday, June 2 from noon-3 pm at Bohn Lake “Accessible” Trail. Parking and trail access is available on 9th Drive, between Cty. Rd. B and GG in Hancock. You can find more information about the challenge on Facebook at “Walk-the-Waush Challenge” or call the Waushara County Health Department at 920-787-6590.