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Winners from the Walk Across Texas Champions challenge, part of HidalGO FIT Wellness, showed up to court with a trophy in hand.
HidalGO FIT Wellness promotes wellness and healthy lifestyle habits to employees and residents of Hidalgo County.
“Twisted Blisters” from the Nuisance Abatement office walked 3,359.28 miles to take first place in Challenge 13. Forty-one teams participated in the challenge, walking a cumulative 51,753.52 miles, said Rick Salinas, of the Hidalgo County Health and Human Services Department.
“We had a real nail-biter. First place walked a total of 3,359 miles as second place walked 3,355 miles,” said Salinas, who coordinates Walk Across Texas for Hidalgo County.
“We want to thank you for backing us up in everything we do with our Wellness Program,” Salinas told Commissioners Court.
Challenge 14 will take place July 3 - August 20.
“We want to thank the HidalGO Fit Wellness for implementing this program and we’re just happy to be a part of it,” said Chris Treviño, who heads the Nuisance Abatement division under the Executive Office.
The Walk Across Texas Champions show their team spirit at Tuesday's meeting where they were recognized for their efforts in being HidalGO FIT!