Step into Summer Walking Challenge


Walking Challenge

June is RECREATION AND PARKS MONTH.........so let's kick off with a walking challenge.

You may be asking yourself, "Why should I do a walking challenge?" Well, there are tons of amazing benefits to walking! You can do it practically anywhere, you can make it as easy or as hard as you want, it's mind-clearing, and it's cheap! So, get going with this 30-Day Walking Challenge!

Whether you are just looking to clear your head, recovering from an injury, just getting starting, or looking for something new, walking is a great form of exercise!

Can I do a walking challenge?

You sure can! Walking is the easiest form of exercise. You don't have to invest big money into equipment. All you have to do is stand up and get moving. The best part is you can walk indoors or outdoors.  If you have limited space, you can venture down to the Jitney, walk the paths around Broidy Park or just around your neighborhood. If the weather is bad outside, you can even walk in place in your living room! This walking challenge is a great place to begin to build endurance and stamina.

How It Works

The Challenge will take place from June 1 - 30, 2021. We are offering two options for this walking challenge.

- Track your KM's  OR
- Track your time

Either way, we just want to see you moving. We know that sometimes walking just needs to be an easy activity without a number attached to it and we get that! You pick your challenge, if you want to make it more fun, start a mini challenge with some friends. Who doesn't like a little healthy competition?

Registration required; you can register anytime during the month of June. Please register by clicking this link https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WYLCVZ9 

At the end of the month, you will receive a survey link to submit your KMs or Time. 

Here is the FUN STUFF................. PRIZES !

There will be prizes for:

  • Most KMs
  • Most Time
  • Most Improved - participants will identify level of walking before the challenge and at the end of June  

PRIZES include walking and active living equipment......... to continue the fun over the summer months.

REMEMBER.......reward  yourself when you achieve a special goal, this is the best part of participating in a regular walking routine ! 

WAYS TO TRACK YOUR WALKING

ParticipACTION Activity Tracker App - download free app at https://www.participaction.com/en-ca/programs/app 

MAP MY WALK App - free at https://www.mapmywalk.com/app 

Download and print a simple walking log <HERE> 

QUESTIONS ? Please contact Pictou Recreation and Parks at 902-759-3201 or info@townofpictou.ca.