Cabot Trail Spring Challenge Continues Until June 30, 2017

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Cabot Trail Spring Challenge 2017

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Join your friends (or meet new friends), family and/or neighbors on a virtual trip around the beautiful World Famous Cabot Trail!

Enter and be eligible for Prizes, Giveaways!

-May 15 to June 30, 2017-

Join a group at your local Library in Baddeck, Ingonish or Community Centre in Bay St Lawrence at www.walkaboutns.ca / Visit: www.walkaboutns.ca to register and Join Victoria County Libraries and Community Centres to Participate with a Group Goal of Completing the Virtual Walk of the World Famous Cabot Trail http://walkaboutns.ca/groups/victoria-county-libraries-and-community-centers/

Contacts for further information:

  • Bay St Lawrence Community Centre:

baystlawrencecommunitycenter@gmail.com

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  • Baddeck Library:

baddeck@cbrl.ca

  • North Victoria Library Branch:

ingonish@cbrl.ca

stockley@gmail.com

Participate in the Spring Challenge 2017 and cross walking off your ParticipACTION 150 Play List with a chance to win some swag!

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Possible Routes

  • Baddeck, Cape Breton

Time: 0.53 Hours

Distance: 2.54km
Steps: 3175 Steps
Difficulty: Easy

Route: http://walkaboutns.ca/routes/cap-day-route/

  • Baddeck Bay, NS (Beinn Breigh)
Time: 0.5 Hours
Distance: 2.40km
Steps: 3000 Steps
Difficulty: Easy
  • Baddeck to Whycocomagh, NS
Time: 8.02 Hours
Distance: 38.51km
Steps: 48138 Steps
Difficulty: Hard
  • North River Bridge to Baddeck
Time: 7.67 Hours
Distance: 36.80km
Steps: 46000 Steps
Difficulty: Hard
  • A nice long walk, mostly along the highway and through Baddeck
Time: 4.61 Hours
Distance: 22.13km
Steps: 27663 Steps
Difficulty: Medium
Type:

Notes: A nice long

Route: https://naturallyactivevictoriacounty.com/be-active/walking/cabot-trail-spring-challenge-2017?iframe=true&theme_preview=true

  • Ingonish Beach
Time: 0.9 Hours
Distance: 4.34km
Steps: 5425 Steps
Difficulty: Easy
Type: Rural

Route: http://walkaboutns.ca/routes/beach-crossingfresh-lake-route/

  • Ingonish Beach (Keltic Loop)
Time: 0.45 Hours
Distance: 2.18km
Steps: 2725 Steps
Difficulty: Medium
Type: Rural

Route: http://walkaboutns.ca/routes/keltic-loop/

  • Ingonish to Wreck Cove
Time: 6.63 Hours
Distance: 31.84km
Steps: 39800 Steps
Difficulty: Hard
Type:

Route: http://walkaboutns.ca/routes/forrest-walkabout-day-58-july-9/

  • Neil’s Harbour to Ingonish
Time: 3.97 Hours
Distance: 19.07km
Steps: 23838 Steps
Difficulty: Hard
Type:

Route: http://walkaboutns.ca/routes/forrest-walkabout-day-57-july-8/

Proudly Presented By Your Partners in Health:

  • Walkabout, Heart & Stroke Foundation
  • North Victoria Library Branch
  • Baddeck Library
  • Cape Breton Regional Library
  • Naturally Active for Life Victoria County (Est. 2011)
  • Victoria County

Record your steps taken each day by yard work, raking leaves, mowing, hiking, grocery shopping, walking, running, cycling, gardening, yoga, walking, etc. – check here to calculate your steps each day – They add up quick!:

Steps Conversion Chart

Downloadable for Your Convenience
(Get steps from gardening, shoveling snow, hiking, cycling, etc.): StepsConversionChart

Minutes to Steps Chart

To convert your walking time from minutes to steps, multiply the minutes you walked by 133 steps. (For example: 15 minute walk x 133 steps/minute = 1995 steps (approximately 1 mile)

Are You Getting Enough Steps To A Healthy Lifestyle Each Day

How Many Steps Each Day Will Provide Positive Health Benefits

The goal:

  • Healthy Adults
    20-50 yrs old
    7,000-11,000 steps a day
  • Healthy Adults
    50-70 yrs old & Chronic disease
    6,000-8,500 steps a day
  • Adults with Disabilities
    3,500-5,500 Steps a Day
    Work your way up to the steps you need each day…

Urban Walking Poles Available for Loan Assisting You in Spring Challenge 2017:

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Naturally Active for Life Victoria County‬ is Walking‬ Today! Are You?

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Steps Conversion Chart

Downloadable for Your Convenience (Get steps from gardening, shoveling snow, hiking, cycling, etc.):

StepsConversionChart

Minutes to Steps Chart

To convert your walking time from minutes to steps, multiply the minutes you walked by 133 steps. (For example: 15 minute walk x 133 steps/minute = 1995 steps (approximately 1 mile)

HELD – Nova Scotia Walk Day 2017

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Naturally Active for Life Victoria County Participated in NS Walk Day 2017 on May 10th – Heart&Stroke Walkabout™ invited you to participate in Nova Scotia Walk Day! Celebrate the joyful side of walking on with the Heart and Stroke Foundation and take the first step towards a healthier heart.   Commit 10 minutes anytime on May 10th to walk with your friends, co-workers or by yourself. Registered participation walkabout@heartandstroke.ca and entered to win a prize.

You were invited May 10, 2017th!

Nova Scotians have walked over 3 billion steps and celebrated! Heart&Stroke Walkabout™ is supporting thousands of Nova Scotians to discover the joy of walking.

All Nova Scotians were invited to walk on May 10th. Walk with Friends, colleagues, neighbor or dog and enjoyed a walk.

Where will walking take you?

Create your own walk by hosting an event in your area or by simply taking 10 minutes and going for a walk! Register your walk by emailing

walkabout@heartandstroke.ca

for a chance to win a prize.

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About Naturally Active Victoria County

Physical Activity Strategy Coordinator for Victoria County Est. 2011
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