18th Canberra International Walking Weekend – 4/5 April 08
Looking for a challenge after the Christmas holidays or looking for an activity that the whole family can take part in, then the Canberra International Walking Weekend could be the answer for you.
In it;s 18th year, the Canberra International Walking event is a non-competitive 2 day walking event offering distances from 5,10,20 or 30km. The first day also offers a Marathon distance. People of all abilities and ages can take part in the event and it is expected that 600 plus participants from the ACT, interstate and overseas will take part. The Walk is also a member event of the IML Walking Association and there have been a number of visitors from overseas that have been regular participants over the eighteen years.
This year, the event will be held on the weekend of 4th and 5th of April and will start from the Australian Christianity Centre in Barton.
With less than ten weeks until the event, now is the right time to start training. Your aims for training at the moment is for it to be a regular occurrence and enjoyable. It is also advisable on hot days to walk in the early morning or early evening therefore avoiding the heat of the day.
If you would like further information about the event, please look on the web at www.aussiewalk.com.au or contact the organiser on 6288-6401
Phil Essam (Publicity Assistant)