Every year, Walking Challenge sponsors generously donate to the event which helps us to provide you with prizes, celebrations, and all of the hours that go into coordinating the challenge. 

This year, the Walking Challenge has been met with some big decisions, and made big changes. Our sponsors have been strong supporters of the event, and have continued to provide their support to this important event as the NWTRPA reflects on what a name change, and decolonization mean to our organization. 

Thank you sponsors, from the bottom of our heart for your amazing, and committed support to keep NWT residents healthy and moving their bodies. 

Thank you to: 

NWT/NU Lotteries: NWT/NU Lotteries offers the Walk to Tuk yearly support to get the event created, staffed, and optimized for you- our beloved participants! Without them, this flagship event would not be around every year. 

Canadian Tire: The always-reliable one-stop shop has a gone great lengths to support Yellowknife and its community! Give a great big thank you to Canadian Tire for supporting our event during these dark months. Canadian Tire now ships everywhere in the NWT. 

Northwestel: A great supporter of the Walking Challenge and the North, we are glad to reintroduce Northwestel! They were one of our largest and most engaged sponsors last year, We’re pleased to have the support this year’s Walk to Tuk!

Cabin Radio: A Huge supporter of the Walking Challenge, the radio station that hardly needs any introduction, Cabin Radio is the best place for Northern News! If you haven’t liked their page on Facebook, you’re missing out!

Lawson Lundell: Yet another long-time supporter of the NWTRPA is Lawson Lundell! A leading full-service business Law firm in Western and Northern Canada, Lawson Lundell works to support Canadians and the North!

White Ice: A idea-turned-to-business that started in 1989 with George and Ollie Bilych, White Ice was created to address the issues to not-so-great ice paint, creating a new easy to use and clean, environmentally friendly ice paint. A huge thank you to White Ice for sponsoring us. Next time your at the rink, think of White Ice!

Mackenzie Recreation Association: Working to support the development of recreation, volunteers and leadership, we are glad to announce MRA as a sponsor for the Walking Challenge. 

Aboriginal Sports Circle: Working to support and empower healthy, active and culturally connected community needs in the North, ASC is a fantastic organization and it seems a perfect fit to introduce them as a sponsor for the NWTRPA's walking event. 

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