The Walk Across Texas will kick-off on Saturday, Feb. 13 at the Jim Wells County Fairgrounds at 9 a.m.

Walk across Texas is a fun and flexible way to exercise. Teams are made up of a captain and seven friends, neighbors, coworkers or family member of all ages. Once the teams are selected the team can walk, jog or bike to complete 830 miles in eight weeks.

Walking together or individually, outside or at a mall, gym, any way that fits the teams schedule and lifestyle. Miles should be tracked and reported to the team captain weekly.

Miles can be logged starting on Feb. 14.

Team captain's will meet for the first meeting on Thursday, Feb. 14 at 6 p.m. in the Women's Building at the Fairgrounds.

For more information call 361-668-5705 or via email at b-wymore@tamu.edu.