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HEALTHIEST STATE: Lawmakers Walk The Talk

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Lawmakers aren’t just talking the talk when it comes to fitness, they’re walking the walk.

A group of politicians and their staff took some laps around the Statehouse around noon Thursday.

The 1K Walk is the first event endorsed by the Healthiest State Initiative.

Any biking, walking, swimming or running event can ask for the special seal of approval from the state by visiting

The goal is to highlight all the ways Iowans are moving throughout the year.