OT LogoStart an active and healthy 2022 with a FREE public walk on the 16th January as part of Operation Transformation! 

If you are looking for something to get you on the road to a healthy and active 2022, Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown Sports Partnership has the perfect event for you. As part of our aim to encourage residents of the County to get active, a 3km public walk will be held on Sunday the 16th January in Cabinteely Park at 11am. You can register now for this FREE event at https://otwalkjan2022.eventbrite.ie.

This event is being held in conjunction with Sport Ireland and RTE’s Operation Transformation programme. On this day every County in Ireland will have a similar walking event to cater for all levels of fitness, but in particular those looking to start exercising again.

Meeting from 10.40am beside the main house at Cabinteely Park, the 3km route will be around the picturesque park, based on pathways and suitable for all levels of walker. Supported by Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council, this event will provide the perfect chance to put those New Years resolutions into action.

Please not that the following will be in place for this event:

  • Participants must register their place at https://otwalkjan2022.eventbrite.ie before the 14th January to attend the event 
  • Participants are asked to refrain from attending if not feeling well/showing symptoms of Covid-19 or are awaiting the results of a PCR test
  • All covid-19 guidelines and restrictions will be adhered to throughout the event

Speaking in advance of the event, Shane McArdle, Coordinator with the Sports Partnership remarked, “For heart health adults need at least 30 minutes of physical activity, such as brisk walking, five days a week.  By taking part in these types of local events, people can become more aware of the excellent parks available in the County and how walking can be made social and fun.” 

Providing the perfect chance to put those New Years resolutions into action, all are very welcome and encouraged to attend. Trained walking leaders will be present on the day for a helping hand and there will be a hot cuppa at the finish line for all.

Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Sports Partnership have a number of other activity programmes to help kick start your exercise for 2022. For further information on these and to register please click here https://otwalkjan2022.eventbrite.ie or contact Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown Sports Partnership at 01-2719502, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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