Thanks to all who participated in the 2018 Move with the Mayor Challenge. Our community is better for your efforts to stay healthy through movement. Check back in the future for updates on the 2019 Move with the Mayor Challenge.
Please note that our Walking Challenge App (see link below) is still activated and will track your steps with others in the community through 2019. It's fun and motivating to follow others on the West Chicago team. Keep Moving Healthy West Chicago!
Related Press Releases from 2018 Event:
Recent News about Move With The Mayor
Saturday, September 29, 2018 10:00 a.m. – noon Gary Elementary School – 130 East Forest Avenue The City of West Chicago and Healthy West Chicago will partner with the National Forum for Heart Disease & Stroke Prevention to provide residents with a way to celebrate their achievement in the Move with the Mayor Challenge, as […]
A photo contest sponsored by the National Forum for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention will reward one lucky (and creative) Move with the Mayor (MWTM) participant with a $100 gift card donated by the Forum. The weekly walks have been very successful, with over 3 million steps already logged for West Chicago through the HekaHealth […]
Next Walk: Saturday, September 15, 2018 A new digital app created especially for West Chicago residents to track steps toward heart health, has been made possible through a generous donation of a local West Chicago business, Jacobs (formerly CH2M). The app was created by a health-tech startup based in the Silicon Valley, HekaHealth, which worked […]
Healthy West Chicago, Community School District 33 and WeGo Together for Kids Partner in Effort Note: Walking Challenge App This year, Move with the Mayor is answering the U.S. Surgeon’s Call to action to Promote Walking and Walkable Communities. The Surgeon General aims to get Americans walking and rolling to gain physical activity to prevent […]
DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin invited Mayor Ruben Pineda to the podium at the monthly County Board meeting on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 to commend his actions toward making West Chicago a healthier community through the Move With the Mayor campaign, a four-week series of community walks sponsored by the National Forum for Heart Disease and Stroke […]
An Op-Ed by Mayor Ruben Pineda In the minute or so that it will take you to read this piece, one American will have died from heart disease. That’s a sobering statistic. About 610,000 people die of heart disease in the United States every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). […]
This year the Michael Browning 5K Run/Walk to Remember has been added to the Railroad Days schedule for Saturday, July 9, 2016. Register in advance at www.racetime.info, or the day of the event at 7:00 a.m. at the ARC Center in Reed-Keppler Park, where the race starts and ends. The race, which begins at 8:00 […]