TA Sponsors MATS Health Awareness Walk

At Mid-America Trucking Show walk promotes healthier professional drivers.

The entire trucking industry is invited to join TravelCenters of America LLC (TA) and Trucking Solutions Group for the third annual MATS Health Awareness Walk. The walk, sponsored by TA and Petro Stopping Centers branded travel centers, together with Trucking Solutions Group, is set for Friday, March 23, 2012, at 9 a.m. during the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky.

The MATS Health Awareness Walk—the first of its kind—is a fitness event for the trucking industry.

The fun, non-competitive 1.5-mile course is for anyone in the trucking industry who is thinking about getting fit, wanting to stay healthy or looking for tips to enhance their workouts. Participants can choose to walk part or all of the 1.5-mile distance.  

There is no cost, but registration is required online at www.truckingsolutionsgroup.org or at MATS at the TA/Petro booth No. 19156. Participants will receive T-shirts and goodie bags, while supplies last, with health information and giveaways. Walkers will meet in the west wing of the Kentucky Expo Center in room WH2 at 8 a.m. Friday morning. Refreshments will be served prior to the walk.

TA and Petro, together with Trucking Solutions Group, are innovators in the trucking industry, working towards making personal health and fitness easier for all truckers. TravelCenters rolled out its StayFit program in 2010, offering better-for-you restaurant menu options and travel store items, in addition to free fitness centers and mapped walking trails nationwide.

TravelCenters of America LLC is a  travel center business with 238 convenient locations off interstate highway exits in 41 states and Canada operating under the TA and Petro Stopping Centers brands.



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