About the Program

Earn chances to win prizes for you and your Council on Aging.

Lace up your sneakers! The Walk Massachusetts Challenge is back and better than ever. Your participation helps your local Council on Aging win money for fitness programs and gives you the chance to win one of several prizes.

The challenge runs May 1 to October 31, 2023. During this time, you will have chances to be entered into a drawing to win a $50 Visa, $25 Amazon or $10 Dunkin’ gift card. The more you walk, the more chances you have to win. Reach each milestone and receive a total of four entries. By completing the challenge, your local Council on Aging/Senior Center gets a raffle entry to win up to $1,000 for fitness programming.

Register on this site and choose one of the challenges based on a Commonwealth of Massachusetts fun fact. Choose based on your current abilities, or challenge yourself to reach a higher goal. Be your own guide as to what you can do. You can walk inside, outside, at home or in the neighborhood, on a track, on a treadmill, at a park, at a mall, with family, with friends, with your dog or alone.

Track your walking (we recommend daily or weekly) on this site or with your Council on Aging between May 1 and October 31, 2023. Complete milestones and get entries to win. The more you walk, the more entries you get – it’s that easy!

What are you waiting for? Register now! And be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram!

The Walk Massachusetts Challenge is brought to you by the Massachusetts Councils on Aging and generously funded by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts.

Program Participation

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The challenge runs May 1 to October 31. You may complete your challenge at any time within that period. You do not have to sign up by May 1 to begin.

The Walk Massachusetts Challenge is open to residents of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts age 18 years or older.

Yes. Everyone must to register online in order to participate and be eligible for prizes. Only online entries are accepted.

Anywhere you want! You can walk indoors, outdoors, on a treadmill, around your neighborhood, at a mall, in your senior center, at a park or nature reserve, on the beach, with your local walking club, or even in place while following walking videos on YouTube. As long as you are walking, it counts.

There will be 85 winners: 10 people will win a $50 Visa gift card, 25 will win a $25 Amazon card, and 50 will win a $10 Dunkin’ gift card.

How far will you go?

Lace up your sneakers and earn chances to win prizes for you and your local Council on Aging!