Healthy Town events this week

Here are some of the Healthy Town events lined up for the week ahead.

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.