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Up and Running Guelph

Contact Information
Alternate Name Up and Running
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 Shirley, Executive Director; Email:
Alternate Contact Kelly Legge, Program Manager; Email:
Description (Site) Activity locations vary
Located In Community Guelph
Physical Access Unknown - varies by activity location
Description & Services
Description (Agency) Delivers nature-based walking and running programs specifically designed to support women who are experiencing mental health challenges such as stress, mild to moderate anxiety, and/or depression. Outdoor exercise is a powerful tool for managing mental health. For those who are struggling, there are immense barriers to getting active. Works to remove barriers by offering inclusive, non-competitive and supportive programs led by volunteer coaches and mentors.
Description (Service) Programs focus on exercise, nature, and social connections to boost mental health. Beginner running and walking programs are delivered in 8-week sessions each fall, winter, and spring. Programs include beginner running, and walking program.
Hours Beginner running / walking programs: Mon, Wed 6 pm-7 pm * Tue, Thu 10 am-11 am
Areas Served Guelph
Eligibility Ages: 19 year(s) and up 
Women looking for a new tool to manage their mental health
Application Apply online
Languages English
Fees Program ; programs run twice per week for 8 weeks at a cost of $40. A flexible fee structure is offered; fee can be waived or reduced if it is a barrier for potential participants.
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Established 2016
Service Categories Physical Activity and Fitness Education/Promotion ~ Mental Health Issues ; Wellness Programs