The Super Step Walking Challenge



Submitted by Valetta Cannon, Fort Scott Public Library Youth Librarian & Assistant Director

Log your daily steps and compete for prizes with the library’s walking program. Fort Scott Public Library & The Healthy Bourbon County Action Team invite you to virtually walk from Fort Scott to a fictional Kansas town known for its superhero origin story. This walking contest is for people of all ages & fitness levels.

  • Record your daily step counts through the Reader Zone app or browser version OR in Google Sheets
    • Connect with teammates & compete against other teams
    • Receive a pedometer & t-shirt just for signing up!
    • Each member of the winning team will earn a free book & may also win coupons or gift cards from local businesses
    • Drop-in reception after the contest ends for all participants

Register here: or fill out a paper form at the library.

The contest begins on Saturday, Sept. 25, is open to everyone, and free of charge. Registration will remain open until October 2, so invite your friends and relatives to join you! If you need help using the technology, come to the library for help or send an email to [email protected]. For persons with special needs, library staff will do their best to make accommodations. Send a message to the above email detailing your needs.


Click here for more information on the contest:

Sponsors include After Affect Salon, Buck Run Community Center, and Hedgehog.INK!. If you’re interested in sponsorship opportunities, please email Valetta Cannon at the above address.

This program is made possible in part by a dream grant from the Southeast Kansas Library System. Funding for this Story Telling Project is also being provided by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas as a part of the library’s and the Healthy Bourbon County Action Team’s Pathways to a Healthy Kansas grant

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