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Walk takes in views of 2012 Olympic stadium

PUBLISHED: 09:00 22 May 2010 | UPDATED: 16:04 05 October 2010

WALKERS can enjoy a good view of the 2012 Olympic stadium in a free guided walk this weekend. The walk tomorrow (Sunday May 23) is run by the Ramblers Association s Get Walking Keep Walking project encouraging Tower Hamlets and Hackney residents to take

WALKERS can enjoy a good view of the 2012 Olympic stadium in a free guided walk this weekend.

The walk tomorrow (Sunday May 23) is run by the Ramblers Association's Get Walking Keep Walking project encouraging Tower Hamlets and Hackney residents to take gentle exercise.

Photographer Charlotte Mew will be on hand to offer tips and everyone who joins the walk will get refreshments and a free step counter to monitor the number of footsteps they take each day.

To celebrate the Ramblers Association is giving the first 30 people on the walk are also offered the chance to join for £1 instead of the usual £29.50 individual membership to celebrate its 25th anniversary.

Ramblers President, BBC Countryfile presenter Julia Bradbury said: "Accessible to all, walking is a perfect form of exercise. Even walking for half an hour five times a week makes a real difference. Make walking part of your life as the more you do, the better you'll feel.

"Joining in with Get Walking Day is an excellent way to kick-start a lifelong love of walking."

The walk begins at 11am outside the Pavilion Cafe, Victoria Park, at the corner of Old Ford Road and Grove Road in Bethnal Green and is open to all.

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