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Let’s talk—about walking

Staying active is better for your back and walking is a great way to stay healthy and strong. Which is why we hope you’ll participate in this year’s Take a Walk Day!

Chances are you’re going to be walking somewhere anyway—to the store, to the park, to the bus stop—so why not join us? We want everyone and their dogs to take part (yes, walking your pooch counts!) so feel free to spread the word. Tell your friends! Tell your family!

And did we mention we have prizes? Everyone who registers will be eligible to win a $250 VISA gift card.

 

Date:

August 23, 2018

Time:

Walk any time, anywhere. Or if you’re in Edmonton, pop by Capital Plaza (at 98 Ave. and 107 St., by the Federal Building) between 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.—pick up some snacks and some Backactive promo items!

Why:

Because walking is good for your back. And who doesn’t like to win prizes?

Who:

Everyone’s invited—individuals and businesses.

Are you with an organization that wants to take part in Take a Walk Day? We want to help you make it a success!

We can provide you with event posters and Backactive promo items to give away and a prize you can offer your staff as an incentive to participate!
Send us an email to find out more.



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