Marietta City Schools' Educator Wins Walk Cobb Golden Sneaker Award

Marietta City Schools' educator Leigh Anne Bohacek won the Walk Cobb Golden Sneaker Award for participating in the six-week walking campaign that started Oct. 1 and ended Nov. 23, 2013. Bohacek logged 320.7 miles during the six-week challenge.

Bohacek was one of the 28 participants from the Marietta City Schools’ team for Walk Cobb. Walk Cobb had over 100 teams that comprised of over 450 participants. Walk Cobb was a six-week walking campaign that was initiated through University of Georgia’s Cooperative Extension program Walk Georgia.

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Leigh Anne Bohacek with the Golden Sneaker Award. (Special to the MDJ)

Leigh Anne Bohacek with the Golden Sneaker Award. (Special to the MDJ)
 

Walk a mile in her shoes

by MDJ Staff

January 10, 2014-- Marietta City Schools educator Leigh Anne Bohacek recently won the Walk Cobb Golden Sneaker Award.

Cobb2020, The Partnership for a Healthier Cobb County, partnered with Walk Georgia through the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension to increase physical activity in a fun, community-oriented way through Walk Cobb. The six-week walking campaign started Oct. 1 and ended Nov. 23.

MCS registered 28 participants. Participants logged their physical activity using the Cobb’s Cooperative Extension Walk Georgia program at walkgeorgia. org. The MCS Department of Special Services recorded more than 2700 “miles.”

Bohacek logged a total of 320.7 miles. Other top MCS walkers include Vicki Koslin (235.3 miles) and Kate Huntley (177.8 miles).

This article originally appeared online for The Marietta Daily Journal on January 10, 2014.