Now that the sun is coming out, and the days are getting warmer and longer, we can look back at a job well done. The thousands of kilometres we’ve walked together are evidence that northerners are ambitious and concerned about… Read More »Thank you!
Did you know the human body has over 600 muscles? Did you know that muscles make up for about 40% of your total body weight? Did you know the hardest working muscle in the body is the heart, pumping 2,500… Read More »Walk, Smile, Repeat!
Walk, Smile, Repeat!
What is your favourite snack before, after, and during a walk? Your body takes nutrients from food and converts them to fuel and energy. The energy you get from food helps your body perform daily functions like keeping your heart… Read More »Food is Fuel!
Food is Fuel!
We recognize our nwtrpawalkingchallenge.ca website has glitches. Due to unforeseen circumstances, we were recently required to change website platforms and developers which has unfortunately caused some issues. There are some new features on the website to explore, but also some… Read More »2023 NWTRPA Walking Challenge Announcement
2023 NWTRPA Walking Challenge Announcement
I am Clair Littlefair and I am the team captain of the NWTRPA Walking Challenge Team named HP Ski Team; I am also a coach for the ski team based out of Yellowknife! We ski together four times a week… Read More »Ice Falls
The NWT is a unique area where you see it all regarding trees. Depending on where you are, the streets are lined with trees, and as you continue further north, you will see no trees! There are 11 types of… Read More »Trees of the NWT
Trees of the NWT
Have you ever heard of the new trend of plogging, where you walk or jog and pick up trash? It originally started as a Swedish trend combining the word “plocka upp,” which means “picking up,” combined with jogging. Just because… Read More »Plogging
This page will be updated every Wednesday as the draws happen and photos are received! Stay tuned! January 11, 2023 Community: Deh Gah Walkers From Fort Providence, Bradley Thom School: Louie’s Angel’s From Jean Marie River, Elaine Cook Company: Information… Read More »Weekly Prize Winners!
Weekly Prize Winners!
Did you know socks made from knitted fabric were first invented in 1500 BCE in Jutland, now part of Denmark. After the invention of the knitting loom in 1589, the production of making wool socks became much quicker and easier.… Read More »Boots and Socks
Boots and Socks
There are 7.7 million dogs as household pets in Canada, which continues to grow! Since 1789 dogs have been referred to as man’s best friend due to their loyalty, companionship, friendship, and close relationship with humans. Regular dog walking has… Read More »Dogs of the NWT
Dogs of the NWT
Have you ever heard of geocaching? Geocaching is like a real-life treasure hunt, where you go around town to find hidden containers. Geocaching comes from the name of the hidden treasure called caches or geocaches by using a GPS receiver… Read More »Geocaching & The Walking Challenge