New world-wide walks in 2017

Walker and travel writer Andrew Bain reviews
Spectacular must-do new hikes opening in 2017.

Happy trails!

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Stride into spring with these walking tips

Sports Medicine Australia offers some tips for safe walking,
along with many other sport and injury fact sheets.

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World-wide walking

“Walking is the new black in travel,” claims walker and travel writer Andrew Bain in his article:
The world’s best walks: trekking across the globe

In addition to describing walking trails around the world, Bain includes a list of 10 great Australian treks.

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C2DW makes donation to Heart Foundation ACT

Two women from Canberra Two Day Walk presenting a cheque to two Heart Foundations administrators.

Kathleen Berg, OAM, and Diana Marshall, C2DW president, present a cheque to Tony Stubbs, CEO, Heart Foundation ACT, and Diane Percy, Walking and HeartMoves coordinator.

C2DW president Diana Marshall and event co-founder Kathleen Berg, OAM, presented a $3,000 cheque to the Heart Foundation ACT at the Women with Heart awards ceremony on 31 August.

“On behalf of the Canberra Two Day walk committee and the Canberra Walking Festival, I would like to thank the Heart Foundation for all of your invaluable support over the last year,” Diana remarked. “In particular I wish to acknowledge the support provided by Diane Percy and the national Heart Foundation Walking team. Your support of our event has enabled us to keep our event costs down, which we can then pass on to our participants.”

The cheque represents donations from walkers with AussieWalk Heart Foundation Walking, participants at the Canberra Walking Festival, and from Canberra Two Day Walk Inc.

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Walk this way …

Did you know that “people who walk are relative curiosities”? Find out why in this article by Sydney Morning Herald journalist Peter Munro:
Walk this way — or not: going for a stroll is on a downhill trajectory

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But wait there’s more …. about Robin Whyte

In the Canberra Weekly [page 18 numbered 19/166]:
Whyte celebrates 50 years of walking

In the Canberra Times:
Robyn Whyte brings up Lake Burley Griffin walking carnival half-century

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50th Lake Burley Griffin Walking Carnival set for 12 June

Canberra Two Day walker Robyn Whyte has been featured in the May 5-11 edition of the City News: 50 years on, still stepping out

For more info about the LBG carnival:

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