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Holidays That Move You! Austrian Alps Active!

Holidays That Move You! Austrian Alps Active!

Posted by Kristen Pratt on

Austrian Alps Active is run by Patrick and Maree Burtscher, an Austrian-Australian couple. They offer unique Nordic Walking, Yoga and Wellness Retreats. Everything they do is supported by their family and local community in Grosses Walsertal which culminates to create a personal, seamless and authentic experience for all of their guests. In 2009, Grosses Walsertal won the European Destination of ExcelleNce (EDEN) award. The honour is given to destinations that are committed to social, cultural and environmental sustainability. Take a moment to watch this video to get a feel for what makes the Grosses Walsertal region so special, and why it has...


Canberra Times Running Festival - Sunday 5th April

Canberra Times Running Festival - Sunday 5th April

Posted by Kristen Pratt on

Looking for your first 2020 Nordic Walking training challenge? For those racey Nordic Walking types! - while Australia doesn't have dedicated Nordic Walking race events - you can compete - against yourself and others - in the run/walk events.  The Canberra Times Running Festival has 6 events over the first weekend in April.  As long as you can get in inside the race cut off times (which are very generous) you can enter.  You have just under 100 days to train! Kristen and Laurie are Nordic Walking the 10km event - I'm aiming for an 8 minute per km time...


More excitement! This time on the World Stage!

More excitement! This time on the World Stage!

Posted by Kristen Pratt on

What is the World Nordic Walking Cup Tour? It´s a series of Nordic Walking races in different countries and different cities uniting cultures, organisations, companies and individuals encouraging people towards well being, motion with the help of best physical activity in the world. Nordic Walking.  Who can take part in Nordic Walking World Cup? Nordic Walking Racing Enthusiasts and Challengers Nordic Walking Fans, Travelers, Exercisers Nordic Walking Families, Supporting Teams Everybody! Let’s share our values and passion! - Love, Peace and Nordic Walking! "Simple and Sensational way to get together no matter what club, organization or associating we belong to"!...


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Be "Cool" over Summer in the Australian National Botanic Gardens!

Posted by Kristen Pratt on

Capital Nordic Walking is a proud partner of the ANBG Wellness in the Gardens program.  On Tuesday mornings at 10.00am and Saturdays between 8.30am (in Summer) and 9.00 the rest of the year - groups of Nordic Walkers get together to do a few laps of the stunning 2.6 circuit service road - uninterrupted by cyclists.  Some Nordic Walkers love the peace and cool of the Rain forest garden. The ANBG has a fantastic Summer program of events and activities that are not to be missed  - such as the Butterflies in the Gardens with local expert, Dr. Suzi Bond,...


Get Excited Canberra! Coastrek - Wild Women On Top - Coming to Canberra Soon!

Get Excited Canberra! Coastrek - Wild Women On Top - Coming to Canberra Soon!

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Capital Nordic Walking's Kristen Pratt had the great pleasure of meeting the amazing Di Westaway, Chief Adventure Chick and Founder of Wild Women On Top, to talk about a collaboration around the launch of Coastrek in Canberra! Di is a global leader and award-winning woman of influence who has inspired more than 25,000 people off the couch through shared hiking adventures, while raising over $20 million for charity and helping women lead adventurous lives they love. Wild Women On Top is about ordinary women doing extraordinary things.  They inspire and empower women to lead adventurous lives they love through shared...


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