MOCC WALK

GET ACTIVE - GET FIT - HAVE FUN

Ready to give your health the spotlight and Mocc Walk? The countdown for Mocc Walk 2022 begins! 

 
 
 
 

What is Mocc Walk?

 

The Mocc Walk is a free walking challenge intended to increase awareness about diabetes and support physical activity amongst Indigenous women and their families across Ontario. It encourages everyone to “get active ∙ get fit ∙ have fun”. Whether it is exercising in your living room or walking around the block, participants are encouraged to get active and record the number of minutes spent exercising/walking. Minutes are submitted to ONWA for the chance at winning some cool prizes!

MOCC WALK 2022

(NUMBERS UPDATED WEEKLY ON MONDAYS)

835

PEOPLE ACROSS ONTARIO

649,076

MINUTES SPENT EXERCISING

Weekly Challenge

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Mocc Stardom Achieved!

You did it!!! Tell us about the MOCC WALK Impact on your life. Submit photo and reflection on how the MOCC WALK affected you. Do you plan on continuing to be active?

WEEK  7

JUNE19 - 25

 

Top 10 Moccstars

WEEK 2 MOVERS & SHAKERS

1.

LadyBug

25,200 MINUTES

3.

Ariel.Berwick

4,525 MINUTES

5.

4feets & paws

3,624MINUTES

7.

Sheena

1,800 MINUTES

9.

Chooty

1,627 MINUTES

2.

Miigwan Kwe

6,025  MINUTES

4.

LaffyTaffyKaffy

4,378 MINUTES

6.

4feets &paws 

 3,200 MINUTES

8.

Kikin

1,760 MINUTES

10.

Strength

1,400 MINUTES

Please be advised: The Moccstars Leaderboard is to spotlight participants only. Prizes will be determined by random draw (see Rules and Regulations for more details). This has changed from previous years to be more inclusive, as we understand that exercise looks different for everybody.

 
Handmade Leather Shoes

"This is exciting, I appreciate the platform you've provided to motivate me to move more!"

(Melanie)

How to participate

THERE ARE MULTIPLE WAYS TO TAKE PART

 
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Prizes

THERE ARE MULTIPLE WAYS TO WIN

*No cash option is available for any of these draws. For more details please check out the Rules and Regulations

 

Resources

SOME THING TO HELP YOU

DOWNLOAD & PRINT YOUR EXERCISE TRACKER

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DOWNLOAD & PRINT YOUR SMOKING CESSATION JOURNAL PAGES

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FAQ

 FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is the Mocc Walk?

The Mocc Walk is a free walking challenge intended to increase awareness about diabetes and support physical activity amongst Indigenous women and their families across Ontario. It encourages everyone to “get active ∙ get fit ∙ have fun”. Whether it is exercising in your living room or walking around the block, participants are encouraged to walk/exercise and record the number of minutes spent walking. Minutes are submitted to ONWA for the chance at winning some cool prizes! 

How long is the Mocc Walk?

Begins: 12:01 AM EST on Sunday, May 1st, 2022  

Ends: 11:59 PM EST on Thursday, June 30th, 2022 

“I registered for the Mocc Walk but I did it late, am I still registered?” 

Yes – There is no registration deadline, you can join and participate starting at any point during the Mocc Walk.

Where is the Mocc Walk?  

All across Ontario – anywhere you can walk or exercise.   

 

Who can participate?

All residents of Ontario - everyone! Elders, adults, youth and children! 

 

Can I participate as a part of a team?

 

At this time, we are only accepting individual registrations due to the current government mandate of social distancing for safety due to COVID-19. 

 

However, we encourage you to make your own social distanced teams and groups and challenge each other. Encourage your family and friends to join you virtually. 

 

Why should I participate?

  • Get Active ∙ Get Fit ∙ Have Fun  

  • Help raise awareness about Diabetes - a key public health concern for Indigenous people  

  • Chance to win cool prizes  

 

How do I participate?

  1. Register

  2. Walk/exercise, keep track of how many minutes 

  3. Submit minutes to ONWA every week, using our online form

  4. Watch this page and ONWA social media for weekly challenges – participate for more chances to win prizes 

  5. Submit final tracking to ONWA before 11:59 PM EST on Thursday, June 30, 2022

 

Do I have to walk to participate?

No, any type of exercise will do – garden or rake outside, watch and follow along a YouTube exercise video, walk up and down stairs, jump rope, etc. You can exercise standing up, sitting down, as long you are exercising! Be creative! 

 

When should I log my exercise time?

Once a week – Mocc Walk weeks run from Saturday to Friday. Friday’s are a great time to log your time!

TIP: Having trouble keeping track of your time? We have created a Mocc Walk Exercise Tracker to help!

How do I win prizes?

  1. Participate in Weekly Challenges to be entered into weekly draw

  2. Participate in Mocc Walk  all participants are entered into the final draws for their regions in Ontario (Northern, Southern, Eastern, Western) and for the Grand Prize

  3. THUNDER BAY ONLY  Participate in the Classroom Challenge to be entered into a final draw!

Be sure to track and submit minutes to qualify!

TIP: Need more information, check out the Mocc Walk Rules & Regulations.

What are the prizes?

Prize details can be found here or in the Mocc Walk Rules & Regulations

 

What are the Weekly Challenges?

Every week during the course of the Mocc Walk, there are optional Weekly Challenges available for participants. These are meant to help encourage you to “get active ∙ get fit ∙ have fun” and keep you engaged in the Mocc Walk. They also offer the chance to win additional prizes.

How do I find out what the Weekly Challenge is?

We will be posting the Weekly Challenges, every Friday during the promotion, here and on our social media. Be sure to follow us to keep up to date!

Where do I submit my Weekly Challenge entry?

There is a spot on the Log Your Time form to enter you Weekly Challenge submission. 

 

What are the dates of the Mocc Walk Weeks?  

 

  • Week 1: May 1 to May 7

  • Week 2: May 8 to May 14

  • Week 3: May 15 to May 21

  • Week 4: May 22 to May 28

  • Week 5: May 29 to June 4

  • Week 6: June 5 to June 11

  • Week 7: June 12 to June 18

  • Week 8: June 19 to June 25

Have more questions?

Contact the Ontario Native Women’s Association (ONWA) Aboriginal Diabetes Education Project - Toll Free: 1-800-667-0816

 

Looking Back

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MOCC WALK 2021 FINAL NUMBERS

1,470

PEOPLE ACROSS ONTARIO

1,206,539

MINUTES SPENT EXERCISING

2021 Grand Prize Draw Winner

At the end of the Mocc Walk, all participates will be entered into a draw for the Grand Prize.

Shirley Jobson

Bicycle from SportCheck

(value CND$500.00) 

2021 Participation Draw Winners

At the end of the Mocc Walk, all participants from each Direction (East, South, West, and North) will be entered into a draw with to win one of the three (3) prizes. Each Direction will have a draw for the three (3) prizes, for a total of twelve (12) prizes total. 

EAST

1

OB Fam

Fitbit Versa 

(estimated value CND$230.00) 

2

Ariel

Apple Air Pods

(estimated value CND$200.00) 

3

Blue Water Spirit Woman

CND$50.00 Pre-Paid Visa

SOUTH

1

TLC

Fitbit Versa 

(estimated value CND$230.00) 

2

Berdie

Apple Air Pods

(estimated value CND$200.00) 

3

Calgarygirl

CND$50.00 Pre-Paid Visa

WEST

1

Kandus

Fitbit Versa 

(estimated value CND$230.00) 

2

Jenn

Apple Air Pods

(estimated value CND$200.00) 

3

Northwind

CND$50.00 Pre-Paid Visa

NORTH

1

StanSudds

Fitbit Versa 

(estimated value CND$230.00) 

2

Mistwoman

Apple Air Pods

(estimated value CND$200.00) 

3

ArielSudds

CND$50.00 Pre-Paid Visa

No cash option is available in this draw.

MOCC WALK 2020 FINAL NUMBERS

867

PEOPLE ACROSS ONTARIO

642,132

MINUTES SPENT EXERCISING