Wait'll the Jogging Lobby Hears About This

Hey, you!  How did you get to your desk this morning?  Your own two feet?  Well, congratulations! You just participated in the ...
by | October 7, 2008

Walking Hey, you!  How did you get to your desk this morning?  Your own two feet?  Well, congratulations! You just participated in the newly designated Official Exercise of the State of Maryland: walking.

In case you didn't know, as of Wednesday, walking is the official exercise of Maryland. So, dust off those walking shoes and get ready to show state pride. ...

Maryland holds the honors as first state in the nation to designate a state exercise thanks to the efforts of Delegate Bill Bronrott, D-Montgomery.

All the walking inspired by the new state designation is supposed to combat cardio-vascular disease, type 2 diabetes and obesity.

We've written before about states going overboard in declaring "official" items -- a dance, a type of dirt, a fish, etc.

Maryland's new salute to ambulation seems to fall into that category...

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