October 12, 2016

Congratulations to our Walking Challenge Winners!

The Walking Challenge results are in! Well done to all our branch members who got out, got active and enjoyed the fresh air.
This year saw an 18% average increase in participation and 25% increase in individual steps.

Ron Thompson presenting ARTA Walking Challenge trophy to CRTA Treasurer Linda Manwarren
Ron Thompson presenting ARTA Walking Challenge trophy to CRTA President Linda Manwarren

Most steps – Individual Category
WINNER: John Bauer with 1,750,357 steps
This is John’s fourth year in a row.
RUNNER-UP: ARTA’s John Takahashi with 1,225,286 steps

Most Steps – Branch Category
WINNER: Calgary Retired Teachers’ Association (CRTA) with 15,854,547 steps
RUNNER-UP: Central Alberta Retired Teachers’ Association (CARTA) with 13,222,367 steps

NEW CATEGORY Highest Branch Participation
WINNER: Heartland Retired Teachers’ Association (HARTA) with 32.0 % branch participation
RUNNER-UP: Okanagan Alberta Retired Teachers’ Association (OKARTA) with 21.8% branch participation

Congratulations to all our winners and runners-up! Let’s step it up again next year.