IMPROVE YOUR HEALTH, SHRINK YOUR CARBON FOOTPRINT AND SUPPORT FOUR OF
The people of
Launching this week, National Walk to Work Day (WTWD) is an annual event held around
For just $20, those who register at www.walk.com.au will also receive a WTWD cap, poster and flyer, while supporting the Heart Foundation, Cancer Council, Diabetes
Mr Trevor Shilton, National Physical Activity Manager of the Heart Foundation, said regular exercise like walking could halve the risk of heart disease.
And Professor Ian Oliver, Chief Executive Officer, The Cancer Council Australia, said: “Brisk and regular exercise, like walking to work everyday, can help reduce your risk of cancer.”
As well as better health, Walk to Work Day aims to reduce greenhouse pollution. “Leaving the car at home and walking just one kilometre to and from work each day saves up to $900 in travel costs and up to 300 kilograms of greenhouse pollution a year,” said Ms Elle Morrell, ACF GreenHome Research Coordinator, Australian Conservation Foundation.
National Walk to Work Day and registrations are open now at www.walk.com.au
PHOTOGRAPHIC / VISION OPPORTUNTIES FOR MEDIA:
WHAT: Tasmanian-based representatives of the Heart Foundation, Diabetes
WHEN: 10.30am Tomorrow – 14 September 2007
CONTACT: Nicolas Turner Tel 6270 2250 or 0418 538 865
So, Put Your Feet First, Unblock Some Arteries, Relieve the Congestion, and support four of
For further information and images go to: www.walk.com.au or phone: Nicolas Turner Tel 6270 2250 or 0418 538 865
For further information and images go to: www.walk.com.au or phone:
Nicolas Turner Tel 6270 2250 or 0418 538 865