Muscular Dystrophy Canada

Muscular Dystrophy Canada

May 18, 2011 14:00 ET

Walk, Wheel, Roll or Run and Help Make Muscles Move! Join the 2011 Belleville & Area Walk for Muscular Dystrophy

BELLEVILLE, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 18, 2011) - The annual Walk for Muscular Dystrophy will be hosted by the Belleville & Area volunteer planning committee on Saturday June 4, 2011 at Zwick's Centennial Park. Festivities begin at 10:00 a.m. with participant registration and the walk, wheel, roll or run begins at 11:00 a.m.

The Walk forMuscular Dystrophy is a fun event that the entire family can participate in, regardless of fitness level. The celebration includes activities for kids, snacks and refreshments, and even a visit from local Fire Fighters. New this year, come out and meet the Belleville & Area Walk for Muscular Dystrophy Community Partners who will have great information and resources and maybe even some giveaways! The Walk is fully accessible and participants can choose from a 1km or 5km route.

Your support will help those living with a neuromuscular disorder in your community like Lucy Hubel, who is this year's Belleville & Area walk for Muscular Dystrophy Ambassador. Lucy and her family walk not only for her, but for her daughter, mother and uncle as well. Lucy describes, "The Walk is a great way to keep my own muscles moving and it is an inspiring day. It's also an opportunity to meet other families within the community."

Make a difference by registering for the Belleville & Area Walk for Muscular Dystrophy and help raise funds to support those like Lucy living with a neuromuscular disorder in your community.

Muscular Dystrophy Canada represents more than 100 different disorders and over 50,000 Canadians living with a neuromuscular disorder. Muscular Dystrophy Canada is committed to improving the lives of those affected with neuromuscular disorders by continually working to provide ongoing support and resources while relentlessly searching for a cure through well funded research.

To register or for more information on the Belleville & Area Walk forMuscular Dystrophy, please visit www.muscle.ca/walk.

Contact Information

  • Muscular Dystrophy Canada
    Julia Chernin
    Community Development Manager – Ontario and Nunavut
    1.866.687.2538 ext.153
    julia.chernin@muscle.ca