Duval County is joining Texas residents in the Walk Across Texas in order to inspire healthy living.

On Feb. 13 the Walk Across Texas event will kick-off to bring awareness and motivation to individuals. The program is meant to create the healthy habit of exercising at least 30 minutes a day, five days a week within the community.

The program last for eight weeks. Teams of eight or less, regardless of age, can register online at http://walkacrosstexas.tamu.edu/.

The site allows people to calculate there mileage.

Walk Across Texas starts Feb. 14 and ends April 9.

The kick-off will start at 8 a.m. on Feb. 13 at the Duval County Park.

A skeet shooting event will also be held during the kick-off event.

For more information on the walk or the skeet shoot call 361-256-4591.