Photo: Pat Kane
What’s your Walk to Tuk style? Fancy? Traditional? Sporty? Cheeky?
Although participating in Walk to Tuk can
often be a chilly endeavour, it doesn’t mean that we can’t express our own
personal style! A benefit of living in
the north is being able to wear awesome outfits to keep the cold […]
This week, we are featuring a Northwest Territories’ community that is on the Walk to Tuk route: Fort Simpson! Did you know that Fort Simpson is actually located on an island? With a population that hovers around 1,200 people, Fort Simpson/ Łíídlıı Kųę is the largest community found in the Deh Cho region.&nb […]
Walk to Tuk is a recreational walking challenge that encourages NWT residents to stay active through the winter months, but in other times and places, people have walked for sport. You may be surprised to learn that one of the most popular spectator sports in the late nineteenth century was pedestrianism, or competitive walking. Enth […]
Denise MacDonald has been participating in the annual Walk to Tuk program since it began 9 years ago and walking around her community (and beyond) even longer. We thought we’d share a little more about Denise in this Team Captain Profile!
Team: Super Troopers
She is 61 years old;Wa […]
The NWTRPA started Walk to Tuk in 2010 to encourage NWT residents to stay active during the coldest, darkest months of the year. What is amazing to witness is how Walk to Tuk has become so much more than a winter walking challenge. For members of Gwıch’ın Nahtraahadaal, for example, Walk to Tuk is an opportunity for language lear […]
For Immediate Release
(Yellowknife – January 23, 2019) Today, the NWTRPA announced that Walk to Tuk will be helping an unprecedented number of NWT residents get active this winter. When registration closed, over 4,700 people on 363 teams from 30 NWT communities had registered for the popular physical activity challenge. That […]