Council candidates accept a numbers challenge

Supporters hope 258 people will take a stroll on Warrnambool’s promenade this Sunday to help the south- west beat Melbourne in a show of support for those with Parkinson’s disease.

Event coordinator Andrew Suggett sought numbers for the event by challenging all 25 Warrnambool City Council candidates to attend as a sign of support for the community.

“The Melbourne Walk in the Park recently attracted 3000 walkers,” Mr Suggett said. “As a percentage of population we, in Warrnambool need a minimum of 261 walkers to beat Melbourne. With the help of the city council candidates, I believe we will beat Melbourne.”

The walk will begin at the breakwater at 11am.

A community challenge: Parkinson's Victoria representative Andrew Suggett is hoping at least 258 community members will walk in this Sunday's Walk for Parkinson's to help Warrnambool beat Melbourne's walking numbers.

A community challenge: Parkinson's Victoria representative Andrew Suggett is hoping at least 258 community members will walk in this Sunday's Walk for Parkinson's to help Warrnambool beat Melbourne's walking numbers.

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