Muscular Dystrophy Canada

Muscular Dystrophy Canada

June 16, 2010 14:16 ET

Walk, Wheel or Run and Help Make Muscles Move! Join the 2010 Sudbury Walk for Muscular Dystrophy

SUDBURY, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 16, 2010) - The first annual Walk for Muscular Dystrophy will be hosted by the Sudbury Walk for Muscular Dystrophy planning committee on June 26th at Bell Park. Festivities begin at 10:00 a.m. with participant registration and the walk, wheel or run beginning at 11:00 a.m.

The Walk for Muscular Dystrophy is a fun event that the entire family can participate in - regardless of fitness level. "The Walk is a great opportunity to meet other families and individuals in the community" boasts Meighan Hartley, Muscular Dystrophy Canada's Community Development Manager in Ontario and Nunavut. 

The celebration includes activities for kids, snacks and refreshments, and even a visit from the local Fire Fighters. Walk participants can choose from a 1km or 5km route. Make a difference by registering for the Sudbury Walk for Muscular Dystrophy at www.muscle.ca/walk and help raise funds to support those 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.

For more information on the Sudbury Walk for Muscular Dystrophy, please visit www.muscle.ca/walk

Contact Information

  • Muscular Dystrophy Canada
    Meighan Hartley
    Community Development Manager - Ontario and Nunavut
    1.866.337.3365 ext.223
    meighan.hartley@muscle.ca