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Tue 07 Jan 2014 Tom Wilson Walkabout Comments Off on Review of 2013 Adventures & Resolutions / / / /

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

Sat 08 Dec 2012 Tom Wilson Hiking / Nature & Landscape Photography / Photography / Walkabout Comments Off on The Review & Report of 2012 Resolutions / / /

The Review & Report of 2012 Resolutions

  As the year comes to an end, it is time to look back at the wish list- the new year’s resolutions and see how I fared out. I believe like most, many if not all were achievable. Now it is time to take the list out and see what was actually accomplished… 1) 1000 […]Read more

Sun 22 Jan 2012 Tom Wilson Walkabout / Walking Comments Off on Walkabout Program – Heart & Stroke Foundation / / /

Walkabout Program – Heart & Stroke Foundation

Recently,I got trained as a Walkabout Leader with NS Heart & Stroke Foundation, and found out about the many benefits of walking as well additional information on the 10,000 steps a day program. Once you registered on their website, you have the opportunity to track your progress and steps....Read more

Mon 25 Apr 2011 Tom Wilson Diabetes / Emily Forrest / Nova Scotia Heart & Stroke Foundation / Walkabout Comments Off on An Amazing Feat – Walking 99 kms in 19 hrs. / /

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 Tom Wilson 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 Tom Wilson 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 Comments Off on Emily Forrest now in the Cape Breton Highlands / / / / / /

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