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Kent Ackerman wears a pedometer while making deliveries on Old Mission Peninsula on Wednesday morning. Ackerman, along with many of his coworkers at UPS, as part of the United Way's "Live Healthy, Live United," campaign. "I can drive this walkway, or I can drive it," said Kent Ackerman, whose UPS delivery route on the Peninsula includes about 130 miles of driving and as much as 8 miles of walking over the course of 130 to 140 stops each day. "If I make that choice that many times a day, I can add two miles."