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A nice morning for Iowans to get out and walk to promote the state as the healthiest.

'"I think it's just a great stride in making Iowa healthier," said Lauren Melik, Assistant Program Manager for Life Fitness Center. "Exercise is key I think."

Bettendorf and Davenport participated. The walks are a part of an initiative by Iowa Governor Terry Branstad to get Iowans to pledge to walk one kilometer, or just over half a mile.
     
You can pledge to walk in a group, or by yourself, at www.iowa healthieststate.com.