Hello, This coming Sunday, February 26th, 2017 is the next “last Sunday of the month walk”. We will once again meet 8:30am outside Timothy’s at Bloor/Armadale for an 8-10km walk (with the option to do a longer walk). This is open to anyone, you do not have to be registered presently to join us. You are welcome to bring friends and family for the walk followed by a coffee at Timothy’s. Reminder that the new Speed Walk Toronto 2 & 4 month sessions start March 2nd, 2017. If your schedule does not permit you to sign up for a session but you would like toRead More →

January can be a very trying month for numerous reasons including the ever changing weather. Being a walker I have become obsessed with checking the weather app. Last Tuesday’s snow, slush then rain counts as one of the more challenging days as the weather was constantly shifting…but still we had a walking class (albeit it was shortened!). I’m constantly impressed with the dedication of walkers willing to dress for any weather and come out to train. For those of you looking for motivation to reach your 2017 goals I’ve added Toronto race information to my website in the ”Speed Walk Toronto Blog” section (of courseRead More →

Welcome to speedwalktoronto.com! For those of you I haven’t meet in the WOW Powerwalking classes I’m Charlotte Montgomery and I’m super excited to share with you my passion for walking as a true form of exercise. I have recently been certified as a CanFitPro Personal Trainer Specialist so with the recent WOW Powerwalking changes I have decided to start my own speed walking classes while still at times collaborating with Lee Scott. All fitness levels welcome. I will be starting walking classes on Tuesdays & Thursdays at the Armadale Avenue location in Bloor West Village. Classes will be 90 minutes from 6:30 pm – 8:00Read More →

Registering for a race is a fantastic way to work towards a goal. The experience of participating in a race with others is very motivating and rewarding. Here are some race suggestions for Toronto. Most offer an Early Bird price (significant discount plus it commits you to train for the race). April 8, 2017 Race Roster Spring Run-Off – 5 km & 8 km (most walkers participate in the 8 km option) May 7, 2017 Toronto Waterfront 10 km – 10 km with a Walk category June 17, 2017 GoodLife Fitness Toronto Marathon – 1/2 Marathon with a Walk category October 22, 2017 ScotiaBank Toronto Waterfront Marathon –Read More →

I have a great admiration for Lee Scott (WOWPowerwalking.com) who mentored me and  coaches a program in Toronto.  As we both embark on new adventures we will continue to have a partnership based on a shared love of health and wellbeing involving speed/powerwalking.Read More →