Rushville Republican

August 22, 2012

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Rushville Republican

RUSHVILLE — The new schedule of FIT Walkabouts for August/September can be found at various locations. Online, look for the listing at, and It is also posted on the facebook page for Partners for a Healthy Rush County. Questions can be directed to the Rush County Extension Office at 932-5974.

This program started in May and has provided 45 walking/fitness opportunities for Rush County residents. FIT Walkabouts are sponsored by the Fitness Initiative Team of Rush County. Their goal is to promote & encourage a fit and active lifestyle for residents of Rush County.


Aug. 22 Ð 7 p.m. Ð Main Street Stroll (heading south) Ð meet in the SW corner of Wal-Mart parking lot.

Aug. 27 Ð 5:30 p.m. Ð East Hill Cemetery, meet back of Section 14.

Aug. 29 Ð 5:30 p.m. - Shakin' Smith Acres, meet at the First Southern Baptist Church, 1159 S. Airport Road.

Sept. 4 Ð 9 a.m. - Walk to the Nature Center, meet at the Boys and Girls Club, 1590 N. Sexton St.

Sept. 6 Ð 5:30 p.m. Ð West End Walk, meet at Laughlin Park, intersection of Spencer and 2nd streets.

Sept. 10 Ð 9 a.m. Ð Visit the Lions Ð meet at the Fire Department.

Sept. 12 Ð 5:30 p.m. - Memorial Park Ð Meet at the Gazebo.

Anytime Fitness invites participants of the F.I.T. Walkabouts to visit them at 1 p.m. Fridays. You can walk or try other exercise equipment. They do ask non-members to sign the guest register.