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Up and Running Guelph

Contact Information
TTY Phone HERE 247 crisis line 1-877-688-5501
Crisis Phone 1-844-437-3247 (1-844-HERE247)
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Primary Contact Kelly Legge, Program Development, Communications, Lead Coach; Email:
Primary Executive Shirley Hunt, Co-founder, Project Director, Running Mentor; Email:
Alternate Executive Jane Palmer, Co-founder, Community Outreach, Running Mentor; Email:
Located In Community Guelph
Physical Access Unknown - varies by activity location
Description & Services
Description (Agency) Beginner running and walking programs that utilize the positive effects of group outdoor activity to improve emotional and mental well-being. Based on demonstrated mental health benefits of physical activity that takes place outside in green spaces ("green exercise").
Description (Service) Beginner running and walking programs are delivered in 10-week sessions each fall, winter, and spring. Program schedule includes * beginner running * walking program * moms (with strollers / carriers) walking program
Hours Beginner running / walking programs: Mon, Wed 6 pm-7 pm * Tue, Thu 10 am-11 am 
Mom (with strollers / carriers) walking program: Mon, Fri 10:45 am-12 noon
Areas Served Guelph
Eligibility Women experiencing mild to moderate depression and/or anxiety
Application E-mail or visit website for information 
* link to register available here 
* online volunteer application available here
Languages English
Fees Program - suggested donation of $40 for 10-week program (fee flexible) * suggested donation of $20 for alumni
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 2016
Service Categories Physical Activity and Fitness Education/Promotion ~ Women ~ Mental Health Issues ; Wellness Programs