Heartland Tour 2018

This year the Heartland Tour event will be outside Membertou Sport and Wellness Center on  Monday July 9, 2018

This event is the only one of it’s kind. We recognize the need to accommodate a variety of physical abilities whether it be cycling, dancing, running or walking. We understand that cycling long distances on road bikes is not for everyone, so we have designed an activity for everyone!

Registration: (3)

Free Registration Booths will be set up at 8:15am-11:00am outside to entrance of Membertou  Sport Center.

Registration will be two separate booths manned by volunteers.(4)

Table #1 will be for the paper work.

#2 will be t-shirt pick up

Heartland Tour encourages on-line registration free….www.Heartlandtour.ca (starting in mid-May)

If not registered online by 2 pm on July 8th, participants can register that morning.

Warm-Up (2)

8:50- 9:00 YMCA warm-up for those road cyclists heading out to the 64 km and 42 km route.

Road Bike Tours (5)


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9:15 Start of road tour lead by CBRM Police (5)

Introduction to biking demonstration (2)

9:30-10:00 will be demonstrations on safe bike riding for adults of all ages.

Dance (2)

10:00-10:15 a Zumba Dance aerobic work-out courtesy of the YMCA (2)

Our Youth

10:15 – 11:00 arrival of children from other communities….registration and t-shirts for children and youth

Gentle Cycling – New to Cycling (5)

11:00 – 11:15 Warm-up by YMCA for cyclers (all Ages)

11:15 – Start of the touring and trail bikes  6 km route on Greenlink (Recommend this for those new to cycling) (3)

11:15 – 5 km bike ride around Membertou arranged by Shaylene Paul for ages 5-12 (3)

Walkers Welcome! (5)

11:20 – 1 km walk (first loop of Greenlink trail) for participants for the hip/knee clinic and heart and lung Wellness Center (2 RN’s)

11:20- 3 km walk (first and second loops) for participants lead by Claire Mac Lean. (2)

11:20 – 5 km walk (the complete Greenlink Trail) for participants lead by Bob Coyle and Laurie Doucette (2)

Refreshments (5)

11:30 -12:00 Refreshment tables  (those volunteering for registration can assist) Cathy Mac Aulay-Spencer (5)

Celebrations (5)  

12:00-1:00….Presentations, celebrations, and prizes.

Guest speaker- introduced by  Dr. Nick Giacamontonio   Krista Devoe

Multi Cultural Presentations by Qilan Li, Yolande Le Vert, Chief Terry Paul ( flags of diversity )

Gifts to unsung heroes…

1. Heart Re-habilitation

2. Community hero (yet to be announced)

Presentation of Prizes by Andre Gallant YMCA

Chris Milburn (Heartland Tour)

Nick Giacamontonio

Closing by Anita O’Rourke YMCA

Elaine Swartz   (902) 567-2256 edithswartz@ns.sympatico.ca

Donnie Swartz (902) 577-2428 dons@bellaliant.net

Yolande Le Vert (902) 577-6240 yolvcycle@hotmail.com

About Naturally Active for Life Victoria County Since 2011

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