October 28th is Take Me Outside Day

You all know by now that I’m a huge advocate for spending time outdoors, and introducing our children to the power of nature. And for a long time, I’ve been a big supporter of Take Me Outside, an organization founded by my friend, Colin Harris, which is a non profit organization committed to educating and creating awareness with Canadians about our connection with nature and our time spent outside. On October 28, 2015, the organization is hosting Take Me Outside Day to raise awareness of the importance of unplugging and spending more time outside.

We’ll be out. Will you?

Read the cool story behind Take Me Outside Day (what, Colin ran the equivalent of 181 marathons?) and take part in the initiative!

Take Me Outside Day

Author: Meghan J. Ward

Meghan J. Ward is an outdoor, travel and adventure writer based in Banff, Canada, and a Fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society. Meghan has written several books, as well as produced content for films, anthologies, blogs and some of North America’s top outdoor, fitness and adventure publications. She has a forthcoming travel memoir (Fall 2022), to published by Rocky Mountain Books.

One thought

  1. What an amazing story! Colin is truly an inspirational athlete! I am in the US but we plan to take part in TMO day as a family. I think I’ll notify my local running club, too, maybe we can get a kids event going 🙂

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