Winners & Achievers

2017 Golden Shoe Award Winners Announced 

Congratulations to the Golden Shoe Winners for 2017. We thank all those who participated in the nomination process, and congratulate all our winners on their outstanding efforts.

National and State Winner > Walker (NSW) Anne Whalan, Hearty Walkers
National and State Winner > Walk Organiser (NSW) Erik Eriksson, Rylstone Heart Foundation Walking Group
National and State Winner > Local Coordinator (QLD) Andrea White, Townsville City Council


State Winner > NT > Walk Organiser Gay Casey, Mitchell Centre Walking Group
State Winner > QLD > Walker Kevin Franzi, Kenilworth Sneakers
State Winner > QLD > Walk Organiser Simon Pitcher, Beautiful Brisbane City Walkers
State Winner > SA > Walker Katerina Michael, Bright on Mondays
State Winner > SA > Walk Organiser Lorraine Thalbourne, Para Hills Walkers
State Winner > TAS > Walk Organiser Dorothy Batt, Clarence Walkie Talkies
State Winner > VIC > Walker Rita Forsyth, Waverly Gardens Walkers
State Winner > VIC > Walk Organiser Julie Armstrong, Peterson Reserve Highett
State Winner > WA > Walker Ray Hannett, Peel Walking Group
State Winner > WA > Walk Organiser Karyn Cronin, Jindalee Walking Group


Monthly Prize Draw Winners
Simply by walking with a Heart Foundation Walking group in the previous month, the following members have won a Heart Foundation Walking merchandise pack valued at $40.00.

January 2017 NSW Eileen S, Stockland Green Hills
February 2017 QLD Walker, Brookside Walking group
March 2017 SA Walker, Myponga
April 2017 QLD Marell Sartor, Indooroopilly Shopping Centre Walking Group
May 2017 TAS Walker, Penguin Walkers and Heart of Ulverstone Walkers
June 2017 SA Walker, Wallaroo Easy Walkers

1 year walking
Happy anniversary to these groups who will be celebrating significant milestones in July 2017!

Camden Wellness Walkers NSW
Monday Walkers Vic
Morning walk Vic
Pittsworth Walkers Qld
Queensland Walks Qld
SCHS Walkers Vic
Selandra Steppers Vic
Sons of the West Ballarat- Sunday Vic
The Wolf Pack Vic

 5 years walking

Alexandrina Walkers SA
Alsortza Walkers SA
Fletcher Walkers NSW
Jetty Legs (Private) NSW
Lochiel House Vic
Lockyer Valley Walking Group Qld
Not Gen Y SA
Peter Lalor Community Garden Walking Group Vic
Shorncliffe Shufflers Qld
The Sunday Stroller Qld
Timboon Walking Group Vic
Triple L Tas

 10 years walking

Blue Mountains Women’s Health NSW
Haddons Harriers SA
Victoria Point Shopping Centre Qld



Thank you to all our volunteer Walk Organisers who collectively contribute over 1.14 million hours of their valuable time each year to making their communities healthier.

Certificate of Appreciation