Are you up to a Challenge? Join Team BACI for the Walk/Wheel Burnaby & New West Challenge — from April 9 to May 11.
BACI staff, people and families served, and community friends are invited to be part of TEAM BACI during this month-long challenge for better health. The goal is for each person to walk or wheel at least 30 minutes each day and track their minutes walked/wheeled.
Every minute counts — whether you’re walking to work, to shop, or to other recreational activities. At the end of the month, we’ll see what our Total Team Minutes are.
We’ve challenged two other community living agencies — Kinsight and posAbilities — to a friendly competition. Help us win this friendly rivalry!
HOW TO PARTICIPATE:
- Before April 9th — REGISTER online (see details below) or email firstname.lastname@example.org your name, or call 604.299.7851
- From April 9 – May 11 — Track your walking/wheeling time. If you’ve registered online with the team from BACI, add your individual minutes to the team total — on a daily or a weekly basis. Or email your weekly totals each Friday to email@example.com. By phone, call 604.299.7851 each Friday.
Celebrate the Walk/Wheel 30 Challenge:
- At Edmonds Community Centre on May 12, 10:00 – noon.
- At a special BACI celebration. (Date & details to follow)
Research shows that walking 30 minutes a day improves health and well-being — even if you reach that magic number by doing a few short walks over the day.
HOW TO REGISTER ONLINE:
When you click on this link you will need to create an account. Remember your password, because you’ll need it to log your walking time during the Challenge! Enter your name and choose your location from the drop-down menu.
You’ll be logged in to your new account and asked to join a team. Join the Burnaby Association for Community Inclusion Team
Walk30 Burnaby | New West partners include the City of Burnaby, City of New Westminster, Burnaby School District 41, New Westminster School District 40, Fraser Health, the Walkers’ Caucus, and ICBC. The project is supported by the BC Physical Activity Strategy, a provincial initiative to foster active people and active places.
For more information: www.walkerscaucus.ca/walk30-burnaby-newwest