Ministry of Health & Social Development
Public Health
Release Date:
Thursday, 10 March 2016 - 4:15pm

The public is notified that the Ministry of Health and Social Development is issuing a new fitness challenge “Walk Around the World in 52 Weeks”.

The challenge is tailored for both group and individual walkers.  Ten-member groups will walk around the world for an estimated 24 million steps and individuals will take a Volcanic Relief Mission to Montserrat for a total of 2.6 million steps during the course of the challenge. 

Registration is open and will end on March 31. A fee of $30 will be paid to cover the cost of a 64 oz thermos water bottle, a portion control plate and reflective gears for walking safety at night. 

Interested persons can contact Coordinator, Ms. Sophia Brewley-Massiah at 468-4535 for more information.


Natasha Lettsome-Humphrey

Public Health Communications Specialist
Ministry of Health/Social Development
Telephone: 468-2286