We just wrapped up another great Hike it Baby 30 Challenge—the second one of 2017!  We’d like to thank our Hike it Baby prize donors for the great prizes they provided for April’s HiB30. The winning participants were entered into the prize drawings simply by signing up to achieve 30 miles in 30 days OR spend 30 minutes outside 3 times per week with their families.

Hike it Baby hosts the HiB30 Challenge four times per year. Families from all over the globe come together to challenge themselves and encourage each other, forming a supportive and inspiring community. Over the course of April’s challenge, 1,301 families achieved a grand total of 24,578 miles and 1,430,815 minutes outside. That’s amazing!a young boy and girl hiking on a wooded trail

THANK YOU TO THESE PRIZE DONORS FOR HELPING TO MOTIVATE FAMILIES TO GET OUTSIDE!

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This is what our winners had to say about April’s HiB30 Challenge:

WHAT WAS YOUR FAVORITE MEMORY FROM THE HIB30 CHALLENGE THIS APRIL?

Barbara Grawberger: Getting my little man out exploring puddles and trees.

Gretchen Whitcomb: We did a 5 mile hike with just my family early in the month and our little man walked almost 2 miles! It is amazing how far he can go now!

Natasha Hood: The picture taken of my son and I and the fun we had at Potters Marsh before our move.

DID YOU HAVE ANY CHALLENGES TO OVERCOME? IF SO, HOW DID YOU OVERCOME THEM?

Natasha Hood: Finding time and logging. We were in a transition and moving period.  Also the new town we moved to doesn’t have a very active group.

Barbara Grawberge: Getting out in the bad weather – covered stroller in the neighborhood and appropriate outerwear helped us get through!

WHAT IS YOUR NUMBER ONE PIECE OF ADVICE YOU WOULD GIVE TO OTHER FAMILIES UNSURE ABOUT GETTING OUTSIDE FOR 30 MINUTES 3 TIMES PER WEEK OR ACHIEVING 30 MILES IN 30 DAYS?

Barbara Grawberge: No matter the weather, even just getting the fresh air is worth it!

Gretchen Whitcomb: With toddlers the mileage can be hard at times, but going out your back door is simple and doable everyday if you have the right clothes to dress for the weather!

Natasha Hood: Just try it. If nothing else you get some special time with the kiddos outdoors.


Thank you to all who joined us for the HiB30 Challenge this April! Join us next time and be entered to win some great prizes, like the ones from our Title Partners, Deuter and BOB. The next HiB30 Challenge begins on September 1st, so mark your calendars!

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