Here are some of the Healthy Town events lined up for the week ahead.
September 15: Free health checks at the Town Hall, between 11am-5pm.
September 15: Free health checks at Ayrfield Medical Practice.
September 17: City Walks series: Guided fitness walks with qualified walk leader exploring routes in Kilkenny City. Monday evenings at 7pm for the eight weeks.
September 18: Talk by Aidan Woods, a physiotherapist to Ireland’s top athletes. The topic is exercising safely (at the Watershed).
September 19: The Irish Heart Foundation will give a talk on keeping your heart healthy.
September 22: Mayor’s Walk. For those who cannot make the City Walk series, join the weekly walk led by Mayor O’ hArgain every Saturday morning.
Meet and train group: For those interested in starting jogging/running with a friendly group. Wednesdays at 10am and Fridays at 9.30am.
Cycle to school week: Prizes for children who make the effort to cycle to school to tie in with the Smarter Travel initiative.
For more information on events or upcoming activites, visit www.irishtimes.com/healthy-towns.