World Walking Day


Tuesday, 8 May 2018

INFORMATION: Every year on May 8 the IVV - our parent organization, the International Federation of Popular Sport - hosts World Walking Day. On that day, or sometime during the week, people all over the world celebrate the fun, fitness and friendship that we get from simply walking.. Celebrate with us, exploring Old Ottawa East and the rejuvenation of Main St. as a complete street as well as local parks and green spaces.

TRAIL INFORMATION: 5 & 10 km Map Walk - Level 1B

LOCATION: Royal Oak, 221 Echo Dr, Ottawa, ON K1S 1N1
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START TIME: 18:00 - 19:00 hrs

TRAIL CLOSES: 21:00 hrs

DIRECTIONS: Exit Hwy. 417 from the east at Metcalfe, stay left on Catherine to O’Connor; turn left on O’Connor to Isabella turn left to Colonel By, OR exit Hwy 417 from the west at Metcalfe continuing to Colonel By, the Royal Oak will be on your left.

FEE: Registration is $2.00.

FACILITIES: Washrooms are available at the start and finish.

PARKING: Parking is available on the street and limited in the parking lot on the north side of the restaurant.

SOCIAL: Join your fellow walkers for refreshments at the Royal Oak after your walk.

CONTACT: Karen Venema (613) 731-5417