The Kansas City Corporate Challenge kicked off Friday afternoon at the Truman Sports Complex with the kickoff walk.
The whole event is a family fun walk and celebration. The participating companies sponsor tents for their employees, many with live music, food, etc., in the middle of the annex parking lot. The competition portion of the event is a mile-long walk around the parking lot, where company employees earn points by walking, and many bring spouses and children to participate in the walk.
It is a fun, festive way to encourage exercise and participation by people of all ages and activity levels.
The walkers pick up a card at the start of the walk, where they write their name and their company name and then deposit their name in a barrel at the end to be counted for the walk to earn their points.
This year there were a couple of…
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