Richardson have recently signed in with the nonprofit organization It’s Time Texas for the community fitness challenge according to a Dallas Morning News article from December 29 which reports,
“The city of Richardson is participating in the 2022 “It’s Time Texas” community fitness challenge that runs from Jan. 3 to Feb. 27.
It’s Time Texas is a statewide nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering Texans to lead healthy lives and build healthy communities.”
The statewide initiative, which also includes different categories, involves points that can be accumulated through health-related activities such as walking and running and the points will be recorded in the Community Challenge App according to a Baytown Sun article from December 21. In it they say,
Anyone signing up can perform healthy activities such as using exercise equipment, eating a healthy lunch or breakfast, body sculpting, drinking water, walking, or anything health-related. Points are earned and added up.
There are categories in the challenge throughout the state. This includes metropolitan-sized cities, large cities, mid-size cities, small cities or extra small cities with a tiny population size. It also includes categories for school districts. If anyone earns first place in the respective category, they will receive a cash prize for a health-related initiative.
Participants must be at least 13 years old. They can earn points as an individual, community, school, and the state.
Those interested in participating in It’s Time Texas, people can visit the website and sign up for the event.