Category Archives: IML walks

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: 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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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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Four days in France: the Randonnee de 4 Jours in Chantonnay

IML walker Anthony (Tom) Buykx has participated in 18 of our C2DW events. He has also walked in 20 other IML countries including Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, New Zealand, Norway, … Continue reading

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