WALKstock - Thunder Bay's Festival of Walking

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WALKstock is Thunder Bay’s first festival of walking, taking place on Sunday June 10, 2018!

Leading up to the event are several WALKshops, a series of talks about walks, featuring local guest speakers. All the WALKshops are free and will be held at the Mary J. L. Black Library Community Room at 901 S. Edward Street. Refreshments will be provided. 


WALKshop Series

Meet the WALKstock Team

Tuesday, February 20, 2 pm to 3:30 pm

  • Join Nancy Angus of WALKstock as she introduces Thunder Bay’s FIRST Festival of Walking and explains how it will make tracks! EcoSuperior's project coordinator Ashley Priem will discuss Active Transportation and how walking positively impacts our environment and neighbourhoods.


WALKing - The Gear, The Tech, The Shoes

Wednesday, March 21, 2 pm to 3:30 pm

  • Join Alan Cranston, Community Engagement Manager for Fresh Air, as he demonstrates walking gear, tech and why all running/walking shoes are not created equal. Learn how to pick the perfect pair for you. Bring your questions. Go home with answers. Make your walk easier!



Thursday, April 19, 7 pm to 8:30 pm

  • Set goals to walk the neighbourhood, then the world! Join world walking trekkers, Keith Nymark and Cathy Farrell and Rosemary and Wayne Melville as they share photos and stories of walking holidays in Africa, New Zealand, Australia, Spain, Portugal, England and right here at home!



Thursday, MAY 24, 7 pm to 8:30 pm

  • Join Dr. Jennifer Lailey, a family physician who practices psychotherapy and runs mindfulness groups in the community. She has a regular meditation practice and is curious and knowledgeable about the impact that mindful awareness has on the way we live our lives. Join Dr. Lailey as she shares techniques on walking mindfully.

Walking is fun, good for all ages, and affordable--let’s get walking!

To keep up to date on WALKshops and WALKstock plans, we invite you to join EcoSuperior's Facebook events page, follow www.ecosuperior.org or contact Nancy Angus at nangus@shaw.ca or Ashley Priem at Ashley@ecosuperior.org.

Last Updated: 27/04/2018