Clocking up the kilometres for a good cause
STROLLING, marching, prancing and hobbling are all encouraged in a walkathon set to bring a splash of colour to the marina.
Whitsunday Triathlon Club will hold their inaugural walkathon on November 1 with all residents invited to show their support.
The event will take place against the backdrop of Coral Sea Marina where club members will clock up laps around the grassed area from 8am until about noon.
Participants will also be donning colourful costumes while they loop the course and clock up anything from five to 10 kilometres.
Walkers will work to gain pledges over the next few weeks with donations based on the number of laps they can complete.
All proceeds will go to Whitsunday Suicide Prevention Network’s counselling and support programs and initiatives.
There is a strict no alcohol policy for the event, but spectators are encouraged to come along and cheer on the walkers.