Tue 07 Jan 2014 admin Walkabout 0 comment / / / /

Review of 2013 Adventures & Resolutions

My wish list always seems doable when I am planning at the start of the year but in the end it comes down to time and committment. I am happy to report, I completed 4 out 5 personal goals. The toughest one was the completing 5 million steps in the Walkabout program. Thanks to amazing […]Read more

Mon 25 Apr 2011 admin Diabetes / Emily Forrest / Nova Scotia Heart & Stroke Foundation / Walkabout 0 comment / /

An Amazing Feat – Walking 99 kms in 19 hrs.

On April 24, 2011, Emily Forrest did it – she walked 99kms in 19 hours to raise over $2,000 in funds for Diabetes. Her original  goal was to do it 24 hours but she surpassed it. An amazing feat for a great person. She average 5. 2 kms an hour…. She started at 3:00 am. and […]Read more

Sun 11 Jul 2010 admin Cape Breton Highlands National Park / Nova Scotia Heart & Stroke Foundation / Walkabout 1 comment / / /

Walking with Emily Forrest

Every once in awhile you get a rare opportunity to do something special & unique in your life….. Recently, I was able to walk two days with Emily Forrest. She is walking the coastline of Nova Scotia – 2,995 kms from May 13 to August 8, over 88 days, an average 40 kms a day walking....Read more

Sun 04 Jul 2010 admin Cape Breton Highlands 3 Peaks Challenge / Cape Breton Highlands National Park / Cape Breton Island / CBHNP / Hike the Highlands / Hike the Highlands Festival / Hiking / Hiking Boots / Hiking Cape Breton / Hiking Festival / Hiking Tips / Walkabout 0 comment / / / / / /

Emily Forrest now in the Cape Breton Highlands

One of Nova Scotia’s amazing persons, Emily Forrest, is in Cape Breton Highlands, walking along the coastline  to promote the benefits of walking, the NS Heart Stroke & Foundation’s Walkabout Program and Brigadoon, a camp for children with chronic illnesses.  Emily will be...Read more