ELMIRA, NY (WENY) -- Chemung County residents can get moving and win great prizes during the annual Gold Shoe Step It Up Challenge.

Between May 1 and June 7 residents can look for nearly 400 painted gold shoes which have been hidden at local parks and trails throughout the county.

Walkers who find the shoes will be eligible to win great prizes at the end event on June 8t at 10:00 a.m. at the Tanglewood Nature Center.

Shoes will be hidden at 13 local sites:

  • Tanglewood Nature Center
  • Big Flats Community Park
  • Sperr Park
  • Katy Leary Park
  • Boat Launches in Chemung County
  • Park Station
  • Holding Point, Horseheads
  • Sullivan Park, Thorne St. Horseheads
  • Chapel Park, Southport
  • Pirozzolo Park, West Elmira
  • Lackawanna Rail Trail, Elmira
  • Eldridge Park
  • Catherine Valley Trail, Millport