What is the Mocc Walk?
The Mocc Walk is a free walking challenge intended to increase awareness about diabetes and support physical activity amongst Indigenous women and their families across Ontario. It encourages everyone to “get active ∙ get fit ∙ have fun”. Whether it is exercising in your living room or walking around the block, participants are encouraged to walk/exercise and record the number of minutes spent walking. Minutes are submitted to ONWA for the chance at winning some cool prizes!
How long is the Mocc Walk?
Begins: 12:00 am on Friday, May 1st, 2020
Ends: 11:59 pm on Tuesday, June 30th, 2020
“I registered for the Mocc Walk but I did it late, am I still registered?”
Yes – There is no registration deadline, you can join and participate starting at any point during the Mocc Walk.
Where is the Mocc Walk?
All across Ontario – anywhere you can walk or exercise.
Who can participate?
Residence of Ontario – women, men, youth and children.
Can I participate as a part of a team?
No, teams will not be permitted this year due to the current government mandate of social distancing for safety due to COVID-19. Participants enter as individuals.
Why should I participate?
Get Active ∙ Get Fit ∙ Have Fun
Help raise awareness about Diabetes – a key public health concern for Indigenous people
Chance to win cool prizes
How do I participate?
Walk/exercise, keep track of how many minutes
Submit minutes to ONWA every week, using our online form
Watch this page and ONWA social media for weekly challenges – participate for more chances to win prizes
Submit final tracking to ONWA before July 15, 2020
How do I win prizes?
Participate in Mocc Walk, all participants are entered into draw at the end
Participate in Weekly Challenges to be entered into weekly draw
Place in the Top 3 in your region in Ontario (Northern, Southern, Eastern, Western) – be sure to track and submit minutes to qualify
TIP: Need more information, check out the Mocc Walk 2020 Rules & Regulation.
MIIGWECH AND GOOD LUCK TO EVERYONE!