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The 2019 Outstanding Achievement Awards

The 2019 Outstanding Achievement Awards for Physical Activity and Health recognize organizations, groups, and/or individuals in New Hampshire that have accomplished outstanding achievements in promoting healthy lifestyles through physical activity and wellness services and programs. New Hampshire Governor's Council on Physical Activity and Health, on behalf of the Governor, is accepting nom┬Činations for the following categories: Seniors (Older Adults) | Worksite/Employers | Youth (18 & under) | Residents with Disabilities Communities | Schools/School Districts | Towns & Cities.

Nominations Due: Friday, April 12, 2019.

Complete the nomination form (download from and one letter of support. Send them to Scot Foster at or Scot Foster, Chronic Disease Section, NH DPHS, 29 Hazen Dr., Concord, NH 03301.

Awards Ceremony held at the State Capitol: Friday, May 31, 2019.

Granite Walk of Ages

Join us at the State Capitol or a satellite site on Friday, May 31, 2019 for the Granite Walk of Ages. The walk is statewide health initia┬Čtive, centered on bringing together towns, cities, schools, organizations and businesses in New Hampshire. It focuses on prevention, increased physical activity and employee health.

All New Hampshire schools are invited to register their school as a satellite site and walk locally with students on the date of the walk, before, during, or after school.

Granite State 90 Day Challenge

Winter Challenge

The Granite State 90 Day Winter Challenge begins Tuesday, January 1, 2019. Exercise for 20 minutes or more every day in the months of January, February and March. Be creative and enjoy the opportunities a New Hampshire winter can provide.

Kick-off the summer, Saturday, June 1, 2019, with our The Granite State 90 Day Challenge by exercising for 20 minutes or more every day in the months of June, July, and August. Residents can walk, run, bike, hike, paddle, swim or even fly a kite. NH residents are encouraged to register with a buddy. The Council partners with NH State Parks to provide participants with a passport during the Challenge to explore New Hampshire's natural beauty while keeping active.

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