Category Archives: Canberra walks

Walk your way into Canberra’s future

Canberrans who use electronic activity trackers have been invited to participate in the ACTive Community Project. A recent article on page 14 of the 12 January issue of the Canberra Weekly briefly described this recreational planning study: Walk your way … Continue reading

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C2DW makes donation to Heart Foundation ACT

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 … Continue reading

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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: http://www.actwalkers.com.au

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ACT Government Health Fund Grant awarded to CWF

The Canberra Walking Festival has been awarded a Health Promotion Innovation Fund Grant of $10,650 from the ACT Government. The Fund provides money for projects that support ACT Government priorities including to reduce overweight and obesity in our population; to … Continue reading

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Tiptoe through the tulips at Floriade

Earlybird walks through Floriade are being held every day of the event, starting at 8AM. Led by Heart Foundation walk organisers and CANwalk members, the 3km walk takes about 45 minutes and allows walkers to enjoy the gardens without the … Continue reading

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Robin Whyte to compete in his 49th LBG Walking Carnival

Canberra Two-Day walker and well-known racewalker Robin Whyte has been briefly profiled on the Locker Room sports page in Sunday’s [31 May] Canberra Times. The webpage is headed Locker Room: Belnorth grow up with Kanga Cup. Whyte steps up to … Continue reading

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