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START TIME 11.40. Susan`s Thursday Motivator Nordic Walk is an gentle/easy pace 1 hour walk for NWUK Freedom Passport holders. This session is ideal for those wanting to improve their fitness & who just want to have a Nordic Walk, fresh air and chat. Start times and locations vary to give variety on a week by week basis so please check carefully each week but will be in the Salford area. Run by NWUK Instructor Susan Spain
THIS WEEK - PARR FOLD PARK, WALKDEN, SALFORD. (Start time of walk is 11.40am but why not join us at the cafe for a brew break social beforehand at 11am)
Meeting point – Meet at the cafe just inside the park entrance at the corner of Park Road & Rutland Road. From the A580 East Lancashire Road, turn onto the A575 Walkden Road. After passing Worsley College on your left, at the mini roundabout turn left onto Park Road (circa 0.5 mile from A580). Then turn left into Rutland Road as you reach the end of the park. There is a large layby to park as you turn into Rutland Road. Please don't block driveways. We will meet at the cafe, just inside the park entrance on Rutland Road by the playground. Toilet facilities available when the cafe is open
Google Maps - search for 2 Rutland Road, Walkden, Worsley which is opposite the layby parking.
What3Words:///speech.serves.grid takes you to the parking layby & park entrance on Rutland Road where we meet.
Strapless or strapped Nordic walking poles may be hired at a cost of £1 (coin on the day).
IMPORTANT - Covid-19 requirements and protocols
1 - Participants must stay 2m apart wherever possible (min 1m+) and respect other participants personal space upon arrival, during and when leaving a session.
2 - Participants must adhere to instructions given by the instructor at all times including walking patterns adopted by the group and the adoption of double bubble small groups.
3 - Face coverings are optional. However please bring one with you in case they are needed. (a scarf or similar is fine). It is also advisable to bring a small bottle of hand sanitiser with you.
4 - Strapless or strapped Nordic walking poles may be hired at a cost of £1 (coin on the day). All poles are disinfected between use and quarantined for 72 hours before use.
We will be walking on both grass and paths so make sure you’re wearing supportive walking boots or shoes/trainers with a good tread that you are happy to get dirty and comfortable clothing appropriate for the weather. Paws will be required (on and off on different terrains). Hats, sunscreen and insect repellent will also be required when the weather dictates it!
Please remember to bring 1 - bottle of water 2 - any medications you may need 3 - a small rucksack as you`ll need both hands free at all times 4 - a mobile phone is useful for any last minute notifications.
Please note - you can cancel online up to 24 hours before the walk. Unfortunately, automatic refunds are not allowed after this time. Please contact Susan Spain directly via phone/text on 07738 931710 if you need to cancel nearer to the start time so we’re not waiting for you. Likewise, please phone/text as well as using the online system if you want to book on at the last minute - we don`t want to go without you!
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