Thursday, 14 April 2011

Walk your way to a healthier you: Free walking program launches this weekend

TORONTO, April 14, 2011 /Canada NewsWire/ - The 9th annual Ontario Walks series launches this weekend, Sunday April 17th and runs until Sunday June 11th with its FREE walking program. Ontario Walks features walking and hiking events from the Shores of Lake Ontario to the forests of Ontario's Greenbelt.


Our mission is to inspire Ontarians to take charge of their personal and environmental wellness through walking," said Tom Fiore, Ontario Walks Director. "We believe that your health is your wealth."

As a proud sponsor of the event, the Ontario Medical Association (OMA) continues to lend its support for Ontario Walks and its aim of promoting active lifestyles.

"Ontario's doctors have a strong tradition of promoting healthy living and the Ontario Walks event is a great way of getting active," said Dr. Mark MacLeod, President of the OMA. "I'm pleased to see the continued success of this event and I hope more people incorporate some physical activity into their daily routine."

For a full list of scheduled walks and background information please visit

Crawford Lake Conservation Area (Rattlesnake Point) - 3115 Steeles Avenue West, Campbellville (aka Conservation Road)

Hwy 401 to Guelph Line south to Conservation Rd (aka Steeles Ave West ) Campbellville Ontario

When: Sunday, May 22nd
Start Time: 10:00 a.m.
Duration: 4 - 5 hours
Parking: Yes
Restrooms: Yes

Special Notes:
This is a Level 2 Walk - hiking boots required (running shoes not permitted!)

We suggest you bring a lunch.

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