|Left Bill Boutilier, Rollie Coombes, and Far Right Shirley Boutilier receiving one of many awards throughout the years|
ANNUAL SHIRLEY BOUTILIER WALK EVENT
DATE: Sunday 20 September, 2015
TIME: Registration begins at 1:30 pm - Walk begins at 2:00 pm
WALK DISTANCES: 5K and 10K
IVV RATING: 2C
LOCATION: Mira Pastures - MacKeigan Road
DIRECTIONS TO START POINT:
From Sydney Hwy 125 take Exit 7 to Route 327 (Gabarus Hwy) and continue to Marion Bridge.
After crossing over Marion Bridge continue past Trout Brook Road and the highway begins to curve slightly to the left, MacKeigan Road is on the left (east side) of the highway.
"CBIH WALK SIGN" will be posted near the "T"- junction near house #4144
NOTE: From the roundabout, at the top of Alexander Street, following Hwy 327 to MacKeigan Road is 15.1K
Continue on MacKeigan Road to the Start Point.
Shirley had been a founding member of the Cape Breton Island Hoppers, a dedicated Walk Leader, a Vice President and member of the Walk Committee from the origins of the club, and Assistant Trails Coordinator. Volunteering for many of our Barbecues, at her home "Out on the Mira". Along with husband Bill, her walking partner, both spent many hours and many weekends exploring and pre-walking the hiking trails of the island.
Many of the walk events we have done over these many years and continue to walk have been the result of the work and dedication of Shirley and Bill to the CB Island Hoppers and our /their commitment to walk for Fun, Fitness and Friendship.
"The walk starts at 2:00pm, stop talking and get walking!" OK Shirley I'm going"...