By Charley Sutherland
For the Wrangell Sentinel 

Parks and Recreation challenges people to winter exercise

 

January 24, 2024

Courtesy Parks and Recreation Department

Kate Thomas, an enthusiastic exerciser, was one of the first to sign up for the Winter Workout Challenge.

At this time of year, when it's dark for nearly 16 hours a day and temperatures are often below freezing, it's difficult for many to get outside and exercise.

Wrangell Parks and Recreation is trying to address that dilemma by encouraging people to exercise indoors.

The Winter Workout Challenge is a friendly competition where people self-log their exercises on a board at the community center. Those who log the most exercises will receive prizes like free entry to Parks and Recreation facilities and prizes donated by Wrangell businesses.

"The Winter Workout Challenge is ... built to encourage...



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