Walk to Tuk registration is open, and we want you to join us this winter!!  There are so many reasons to participate in Walk to Tuk, and wouldn’t be possible without our amazing sponsors.

Walk to Tuk is an annual community walking challenge hosted by the NWT Recreation and Parks Association (NWTRPA). 2022 marks the 12th anniversary of Walk to Tuk. Community members, schools, and workplaces are encouraged to form teams and conceptually walk the length of the Big River, a distance of 1,658km from Zhatıé Kų́ę́/Fort Providence to Tuktuuyaqtuuq/Tuktoyaktuk. Participants have from January 1 to February 28, 2022, to get their team to Tuktuuyaqtuuq.

Did you know?

  • Walk to Tuk is a great way to stay active, healthy, and outside while being safe this winter.
  • Weekly draw prizes, team captain prizes, and prizes for photos and stories are available to be won. The grand prizes, open to all NWT participants are going to be some amazing active outdoor equipment worth over $750.00. More details can be found on
  • The deadline to register a team is January 15, 2022.

 “Walk to Tuk is such an amazing way to stay connected to each other and our environment.” Says Sheena Tremblay, Executive Director of the NWTRPA. “Participating in Walk to Tuk is the perfect motivation to and stay active during the coldest and darkest time of year!”

In 2021, 5,579 people from 31 NWT communities and beyond participated in the challenge. This represents the largest participation the event has ever had, with 495 different teams, and 752, 215 kilometres walked. 2021 also saw the most participation from NWT residents ever. The Walk to Tuk staff hope to beat their NWT participation record again this year

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** Photo Credit: Trudy Hause


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