Walk to Tuk is an annual community walking challenge. Community members, schools, and workplaces are encouraged to form teams and conceptually walk the distance of the Big River from Fort Providence to Tuktoyaktuk (1,658 km) in January and February. This free event is a great way to meet new people and stay active during the cold and dark months of winter.
Teams have from January 2 to February 28, 2018 to collectively walk a total of 1,658 km.
What are the challenge rules?
- Teams of up to 20 people (or 35 for school classes) are challenged to walk from Fort Providence to Tuktoyaktuk along the Mackenzie River for a total distance of 1,658km
- Teams have from January 2 to February 28, 2018 to walk as far as they can along the river
- One hour of walking equals 5km for teams of 10 or less people
- One hour of walking equals 4km for teams of 11 – 20 people
- The team captain will submit team walking hours to the NWTRPA every second Monday
- Any exercise that is continuous vigorous-intensity such as jogging or cross country skiing in bouts of at least 15 minutes can be accepted as time towards the challenge