Lawrence Runs Up List Of Fittest Cities

(WIBW) - Lawrence, Kansas made the list as one of the nation's fittest cities.

Lawrence came in 24th on the Top 25 list from The Active Times. The rankings are based on 15 health and wellness measures. The publication factors in items including obesity rates, smoking habits, stress levels and access to parks and trails. Its sources include behavioral surveys from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index and the American College of Sports Medicine's Fitness Index. Active Times then uses a weighted algorithm to arrive at a composite score for each city.

Boulder, Colorado topped the list, followed by Provo-Oram, Utah.

Huntington, West Virginia was named the least fit city.

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