ROCKFORD — 815 Outside has launched the Explore 20 in 2020 Challenge to encourage people of all ages and backgrounds to appreciate natural areas in Winnebago County.

People will have a chance to win prizes. People are asked to follow COVID-19 protocols including safety protocols.

First place prizes will include an 815 Outside T-shirt, water bottle, activity watch and $225 gift certificate to Kegels; second place will include an Outside T-shirt, a backpack filled with outdoor items and a $50 Kegels gift certificate; and third place will include an 815 Outside T-shirt, water bottle, reusable lunch bag and $25 Kegels gift certificate.

To participate: register at 815outside.com/explore-20-in-2020-contest and visit 20 different locations on the 815 Outside Map by Sept. 7.