Muscular Dystrophy Canada

Muscular Dystrophy Canada

May 26, 2011 09:00 ET

Walk, Wheel, Roll or Run and Help Make Muscles Move! Join the 2011 Peel Region Walk for Muscular Dystrophy

MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 26, 2011) - The annual Walk for Muscular Dystrophy will be hosted by the Peel Region volunteer planning committee on Saturday June 11, 2011 at Lake Aquitaine 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, there will be a silent auction at the event with fantastic prizes including Fossil apparel, spa services, various event passes and much more! 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 Kim and Ashley Basta, this year's Peel Region Walk for Muscular Dystrophy Ambassadors. Kim describes, "The Walk for Muscular Dystrophy brings a tremendous amount of awareness [to neuromuscular disorders]… it is an amazing way to empower yourself to become more involved. The people and friends that you meet really pump you up. You come out thinking I don't have a disability, I just found an ability!"

Make a difference by registering for the Peel Region Walk for Muscular Dystrophy and help raise funds to support those like Kim and Ashley 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 Peel Region 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