Congratulations to Judy McGurk, of Fisher, who has been recognised as a Wellness Warrior in the Heart Foundation's 2020 Golden Shoe awards.
Run annually by Heart Foundation Walking, the awards recognise individuals who have made an exceptional contribution to walking.
Judy might just be the busiest 80-year-old in Canberra.
She is the walk organiser for not one but three Heart Foundation Walking groups at her retirement village, Araluen.
Since joining Heart Foundation Walking 12 years ago, Judy has completed almost 700 Heart Foundation walks.
Fellow walker Barbara Gillies nominated Judy for a Golden Shoe Award, writing: "Judy is fit, healthy and active thanks to walking everywhere and catching a bus to more distant locations.
"I must admit, I thought she may have been 10 years younger. Never having driven anywhere has been Judy's key to a very healthy lifestyle."
Judy said walking was terrific for her members' physical and mental wellbeing, while also providing a social outlet.
"It is an honour to win this award for doing something I love. I think it's wonderful," she said.