A Walk in the Park 2016
Sunday 18th September 2016
Perth: Perry Lakes Reserve
People of all ages and abilities will enjoy a walk, jog or run at this year’s A Walk in the Park around the beautiful Perry Lakes Reserve.
You are welcome to participate in the leisurely, non-competitive 2km or 5 km walk that begins at 11am, or join the more energetic for a 5km or 10km timed run starting at 9am. Perry Lakes will be the hub for pre and post event activities with live music, free entertainment, food and drink and plenty of fun for young and old.
Parkinson's Western Australia Inc
Incorporated in 1984, Parkinson's Western Australia Inc. provides a Parkinson's Nurse Specialist Service; support networks for people with Parkinson's and their family carers; and educational resources and training. It is estimated there are some 8,000 people living with Parkinson's in Western Australia.
Parkinson's is the 2nd most common degenerative neurological condition after dementia, and affects the brain's ability to control physical movement, such as walking, talking and writing.
A total of 30 people will be diagnosed with Parkinson's in Australia every day.