National Walking Day

Date: 25/09/2022
Venue: Ireland

Building on the successes of 2020 and 2021, our third annual National Walking Day for Ireland is going to be bigger and better than before, taking place as part of European Week of Sport on Sunday 25th September! It’s the Day of the year for everyone in Ireland to join us to celebrate walking your way # WalkHikeRunPushRoll! Put this date into your calendar now and join us!


We encourage all our Hillwalking Clubs to get out and celebrate hillwalking on National Walking Day, by holding a club hike or an open day taster session to encourage more to join your club. We will be running some cool competitions on National Walking Day for hillwalking clubs/groups that send in the best photos of their hike with an amazing prize to be won from one of Ireland’s top outdoor clothing and equipment shop. 

Tell us about your plans to celebrate by registering your hike on  A downloadable poster is available online as well for printing and sharing.


Our week of celebrations starts on Monday 19th Sept We will be sharing interviews this week with a range of researchers, policymakers, community groups and real walkers across our social media channels.



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