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Wednesday 20 March 2019

Walk this Way - subsidised Cork walking leader training courses

The Irish Heart Foundation in conjunction with Cork Sports Partnership and the HSE Health Promotion and Improvement Department are hosting two Walk Leader Training days this spring.

The training is primarily aimed at those wishing to lead a local walking group in their community or workplace. The course comprises of a one 1 Day Training facilitated by a trainer from the Irish Heart Foundation.

The Irish Heart Foundation, the HSE and the Cork Sports Partnership are subsidising the course and there is a nominal fee of €30 which will cover your training, materials and lunch.

Training for West Cork will take place in The Caha Centre, Ardgroom, Castletownbere on Saturday April 6th from 9.00am - 5.00pm. Another training day will be held in Cork City at the Sonas Community Centre, Knocknaheeny on Saturday 23rd March from 9.00am - 5.00pm.

During the training you will gain a greater understanding of the health benefits of walking, learn to develop and lead a local walking session for mixed fitness levels, receive advice on starting a new walking group or promoting an existing group and gain a greater understanding of posture, technique, stretching and safety issues for a successful walk.

Get your community or workplace active this spring/summer through walking by attending this training.

For more information on the course or to register please contact Nicola Murphy nmurphy@irishheart.ie or call 01 668 5001 or Claire Hurley, churley@corksports.ie.

You can find out more info by visiting www.irishheart.ie

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