Thursday, 20 June 2019

Walks - Sat. June 22 - Wed. June 26

Lou Ann, Kim, Barb S., & Marie
Congratulations to the Purple Walkers for Epilepsy last Saturday. 
It was a great time for a great cause. Thanks to all who supported such a worthy cause.

Come out and join us for a walk on Saturday at Tim's at 8:00 am. The distance is yours to decide. Apparently, summer arrives. It is a great time to be outdoors.Good luck to the Summer Solstice 5K walkers this weekend: Lou-Ann. Eva, Olwyn, Stacey and Marie. Make us proud!

Other walking options this week:

  • new time and place for Sunday mornings: A 10:15 start, meeting at Lee & Queen. Dogs are allowed on this walk. Walk the boardwalk/peanut at a slow/moderate pace. Please sign in or contact Kim directly if you're coming out.  
  • Monday evenings at 6:30 pmPlease note venue: Meet in the parking lot to Taylor Creek Park on Dawes. This is a shortcut to the trails. Let us know if you're coming.
  • Wednesday evenings (still at Occasions) at 6:30 pm – as usual, weather permitting. It's especially useful if you sign in for weeknight walks! 
  • Wednesday mornings at 9:00 am at Tim's – Marie will send a confirming email to regulars in this group. Let her know if you want to be added to the list.
Sign in and join in.....

Announcements - from Libby
The Ottawa Half trio start their short distance walk training this Monday. 

Lee Scott has co-authored a book  ‘The Walking Solution’ - Get people walking for results. The official launch date is June 28. 

As always, let Libby know of any races you plan to participate in!

'Tis the season for travelling - enjoy and keep safe - we look forward to seeing you upon your return.



Thursday, 13 June 2019

Walks - Saturday June 15 - Wednesday June 19


Spring at its best

Join us for a splash in the puddles and a walk on Saturday, at Tim's at 8:00 am. Any distance is good distance. Coffee with friends is always nice in any type of weather.

Other walking opportunities are as follows:

  • new time and place for Sunday mornings, until further notice*: A 10:15 start, meeting at Lee & Queen. Dogs are allowed on this walk. Walk the boardwalk/peanut at a slow/moderate pace. As Sundays have been infrequently attended, please sign in or contact Kim directly if you're coming out.  
  • Monday evenings at 6:30 pmPlease note venue: Meet in the parking lot to Taylor Creek Park on Dawes. This is a shortcut to the trails. Let us know if you're coming.
  • Wednesday evenings (still at Occasions) at 6:30 pm – as usual, weather permitting. It's especially useful if you sign in for weeknight walks! 
  • Wednesday mornings at 9:00 am at Tim's – Marie will send a confirming email to regulars in this group. Let her know if you want to be added to the list.

Announcements and Information:
From Susan: Thank you Helen for doing the blog for the past 3+ months. Very much appreciated your help.

Best wishes to Libby who is recovering from foot surgery. And, safe travels to all those who are enjoying time away.

From Libby: This is a big race weekend for Toronto. The Waterfront 10 K is Saturday. Not sure if Rainer was able to score an entry! 

Lou- Ann and Kim, Barb S and Marie are all walking the Purple Walk for Epilepsy. This event is a fund raiser. Donations are most welcomed. Income tax receipts provided. Have fun supporting such a good cause. 

The Diva Race on the island has been postponed until September due to flooding
Trish, Cheryl and Anita have committed to the Army Half this September 22. Another great race. New start location this year. Training will start for this in another week.