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Commuter Challenge – How Will You Get to Work or School?

Commuter Challenge – How Will You Get to Work or School?

Commuter Challenge takes place this week–June 5-11.  Commuter Challenge is a week-long event that encourages Canadians to leave their cars at home and instead choose to walk, cycle, carpool/ride-share, use transit, and telecommute.  This is your chance to challenge yourself to be more active and try out

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Beat Beethoven on Sunday June 5

Beat Beethoven on Sunday June 5

Poor Beethoven has been beaten by thousands of people over the past 20 Years. On Sunday, June 5, 2016, another 1,000 will no doubt beat him again. This year marks our 21st year. The race begins as the music does – a full 50 minutes of Beethoven’s best.

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Marathon Club 2016 Helps Students Celebrate Upcoming Olympic and Paralympic Games

Marathon Club 2016 Helps Students Celebrate Upcoming Olympic and Paralympic Games

Kingston—Students are helping to celebrate the 2016 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games by running their own personal marathon or half marathon.  On Wednesday, May 18, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 12:00 to 2:00 p.m., students will gather on CaraCo Home Field in Kingston to complete the

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One Step at a Time: Kingston Gets Active Month Wellness Challenge with MPP Sophie Kiwala

One Step at a Time: Kingston Gets Active Month Wellness Challenge with MPP Sophie Kiwala

The following is shared with permission from the Blog of MPP Sophie Kiwala. I had a moment of quiet reflection recently, where I realized that I have been working in the political field for 9 years, and that we are fast approaching the two-year mark since I

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Kingston Gets Active Month—Free Activities in April

Kingston Gets Active Month—Free Activities in April

Looking for something new to do in April?  Have you ever wanted to try pickleball, tai chi, aqua Zumba, Bollywood, Self-defence, or fencing?  During Kingston Gets Active Month you can try all these activities and more.  There’s something for every age!   Kingston Gets Active Month Free

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Healthy Kids Community Challenge Hits the Kingston Area

Healthy Kids Community Challenge Hits the Kingston Area

Run. Jump. Play. Every Day. The Kingston, Frontenac and Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) region is one of 45 communities participating in the Healthy Kids Community Challenge, an initiative of the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and part of Ontario’s Healthy Kids Strategy. The City of Kingston

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Get Ready for the Commuter Challenge and the Kingston Cycling Festival!

The Commuter Challenge will be happening in Kingston during the week of May 31-June 6. It is a friendly competition between Canadian cities and workplaces that encourages Canadians to leave their cars at home and use active and sustainable transportation, such as walking, cycling, transit, carpooling, vanpooling

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Seeking Organizations to Participate in September KGA Month & Kingston Sport Day

You are invited to participate in Kingston Gets Active Month and Kingston Sports Day this September 2015! Kingston Gets Active Month: Between September 6th-26th, Kingston sport and recreation organizations will host FREE activities, workshops, events, open houses and active challenges for Kingston residents. Your organization can offer anything related to physical activity

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Have fun at the Amazing Henderson Active Transportation Event– May 30, 2015

KFL&A Public Health and the Kingston Coalition for Active Transportation are giving families in the Kingston area a unique way to use active transportation to have fun. On Sunday, May 30, 2015 from 2 to 4 p.m., the first ever “Amazing Henderson Active Transportation” event will take place

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Kingston’s Run or DYE 5km Race!

Run or DYE! Sign up now for Kingston’s annual Run or DYE event on August 9th. You and your friends can run, walk, skip or dance through a 5km course, while you get showered in safe, eco-friendly, plant-based powdered dye at every kilometer…turning you into a technicolour

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