Category Archives: Canberra Walking Festival

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Thanks to all for our fantastic 25th walk!

Over 600 walkers from 17 countries and across Australia enjoyed perfect Canberra autumn weather during our weekend of walking. All participants who walked both days were awarded a commemorative silver medal. Ten walkers had participated in all 25 events and … Continue reading

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Meet our committee: Diana Marshall, president

I first walked the Canberra Two Day Walk (CTDW) in 2003. I had recently returned from three years in the USA, where I had cheered on my husband in his first marathon. I discovered that there were plenty of people … Continue reading

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Meet our walkers: Dolores Grenier from the USA

Dolores will be walking with us for the very first time this year. “I met Kathleen and Harry Berg several times at other IML events,” she explains. “I am happy to be able to take part in the 25th anniversary … Continue reading

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Meet our walkers: Lachlan Wilkinson from Adelaide

Past C2DW President Lachlan Wilkinson relates his involvement with our event. It was a sign behind the driver on a bus back in 1996 that started me on this journey. The sign was advertising something called the ‘Canberra Medal Walk’. … Continue reading

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Meet our walkers: Maria and Paul from the Netherlands

Maria and Paul will be walking in Rotorua (19-20 March) and in Canberra for the fifth time this year. Their previous visits were in 1999, 2006, 2010, and 2013. Paul has one sister and two brothers living in Australia so … Continue reading

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Meet our walkers: Bernd Ehls from Germany

Bernd was the first person to register for our 25th walking event and will be joining us for the fourth time in 2016. But before he arrives in Canberra, he will walk in his 270th IML event — the 19-20 … Continue reading

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