We just wrapped up another great Hike it Baby 30 Challenge—the last one of 2016! Congratulations to Natasha Vandegrift-Martinez on winning one pair of adult shoes and one pair of kids shoes, thanks to our Hike it Baby Title Sponsor, KEEN Footwear. Natasha won this great prize by signing up to achieve 30 miles in 30 days OR spend 30 minutes outside 3 times per week with her family.

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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 November’s challenge, 1,124 families achieved a grand total of 20,422 miles and 904,645 minutes outside. That’s amazing!

This is what Natasha had to say about November’s HiB30 Challenge:

You won a pair of adult and a pair of kids shoes of your choice from our Title Partner at Keen. How are you going to use them?

We will use them to get outside more often no matter the weather!

What was your reason for joining the HiB30 Challenge this November?

A friend invited me and I thought it sounded fun!

Did you have any challenges to overcome? If so, how did you overcome them?

The time change was hard because it started getting dark so early. It made it hard to get outside after work because it was already dark. We overcame that by leaving work earlier and getting out more on the weekends!

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?

That the time/miles don’t matter day to day. Just get out and have fun and chances are you will meet one of the goals!


Thank you to all who joined us for the HiB30 Challenge this November! Join us next time and be entered to win some great prizes, like this one from our Title Sponsor, KEEN Footwear. The next HiB30 Challenge begins on January 1st, so mark your calendars!

Photo credit: Walter Payton Edwards

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