Walkabout Fall Challenge 2016


We challenge you and your team to walk at least 150 minutes per week during the challenge for a chance to win great prizes all while being fit, having fun and socializing. 

Too cold outside or planning another activity?  No problem.  You can still participate by counting your minutes and if you want, you can even convert your time into steps in our easy to use step converter at www.walkaboutns.ca 

Challenge Rules and Conditions

  • Send in your team registration form
  • Any walk or activity of at least 10 minutes in duration contributes towards the 150 minute per week goal.  Bike, yoga, gardening, running, swimming, anything which is active can count.  Check out www.walkaboutns.ca to convert your steps
  • Ideally, a team consists of two to five individuals.  All members of the team must walk at least once per week. More than 5 people? Create 2 teams for more chances to win.
  • A week runs Sunday to Saturday




Walkabout Pedometers are available on loan at Victoria County Libraries: Baddeck Library & North Victoria Library Branch (Ingonish)


  • Weekly Prize: one draw for a prize pack containing Heart & Stroke Walkabout promotional items.  Teams must submit daily totals to walkabout@heartandstroke.ca each week by Tuesday at noon to be entered for a chance to win a weekly prize pack
  • Grand Prize: Teams who submitted both weekly totals are entered for a chance to win a $100 gift card
  • Bonus Prize: Participants are encouraged to send photos of walks with family or friends for an extra chance to win a $25 gift card
  • Evaluation Prize: Participants who return completed evaluation form are entered for a chance to win a $25 gift card




  • Announcement of prize winners will be communicated to all challenge participants


  • At the end of the challenge, a short (3 or 4 question) evaluation will be emailed to each participant

Claire Mac Lean

Community Health Promotion Coordinator – Eastern Region, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, Nova Scotia

Park Lane – Mall Level 3, 5657 Spring Garden Road, Box 245, Halifax, NS B3J 3R4

Phone: 1-800-423-4432ext-1137 | Fax: 902 492-1464 | E-mail  claire.maclean@heartandstroke.ca

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About Naturally Active for Life Victoria County (Est. 2011)

Physical Activity Strategy Coordinator for the Municipality of the County of Victoria
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