Locals encouraged to join the Walk to d-feet MND

Young residents are being encouraged to join in and help defeat motor neuron disease (MND) by joining the Walk to d-feet MND.

Join the MND walk.

Join the MND walk.

The walk to d-feet MND is on Young 20 October 20.

"It's time to take the pooch for a walk with a purpose," MND NSW spokesperson Kym Nielsen said.

"Gather your pooch, family and friends and join lots of Young locals walking with a purpose to d'Feet motor neurone disease."

Ms Nielsen said the walk is held to raise funds and awareness for research and to support people living with MND.

"Gather your family, friends, colleagues and even pooches, regardless of age or fitness level, for a 10am start from Arboretum Park."

Registration on the day will be taken from 9am.

The walk will be around 5km and is wheelchair, stroller and dogs on lead friendly so bring the whole family along and join in the fun for a fantastic cause.

Online registration is now open at https://young.walktodfeet.org.au/.

Adults are $25 to register and children $15 and for an extra $5 you can add a Walk to d'Feet t-shirt to your registration. You can also register the family pooch for $6 and a dog bandanna is included in the registration.

Motor Neuron Disease NSW is the only association in NSW supporting people living with all types of MND, their families and carers.

They advocate for people with MND; provide loan equipment including electric wheelchairs, communication devices, electric beds and walking frames; provide education, workshops and seminars; and raise funds for research.

For further information on the walk contact Kym Nielsen Fundraising Manager MND NSW on kymn@mndnsw.asn.au or 0419480195.