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Walk-in Clinic

Phone: 519-822-7841

*See hours at bottom of page*

Pharmasave Arkell Pharmacy

Phone: 519-822-7859

Run for Your Life!

Run for Your Life!

Running and jogging are two of the most popular forms of physical activity there is. About one in five Canadians try it at some stage in their lives. According to medical clinic in Ontario, running is an appealing exercise because it doesn’t cost a lot to take part in it – anyone can run at any time that suits them.

These two exercises can bring about tons of health benefits e.g., build strong bones, strengthen muscles, improve cardiovascular fitness, burn plenty of kilojoules, and help maintain a healthy weight.

For people who are interested in running, it might be smart to consult your physician before starting a routine. You may visit our walk-in clinic in Guelph and get examined by one of our professionals!

Other smart things to consider before running are your goals. Think about what you want to achieve from the activity. A couple of suggestions are:

  • Getting fit
  • Weight loss
  • General fitness
  • Competition

Some runners choose to participate in fun runs, athletics races, or marathons. If you are interested in competing with other runners, one way of starting is by contacting your local running club and finding out what their activities are.

If you are a complete beginner, it might be smart to start with brisk walking, progress to jogging, then work your way up to running. This way, you decrease your chances of getting into accidents and acquiring injuries that may hinder you from reaching your health goals.

For more information about our services as well as our pharmacy in Guelph, give us a call!

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Contact Information

  • 403 Arkell Road, Unit 4.
    Guelph, ON N1L 1E5
  • WALK-IN CLINIC *Now accepting UHIP patients* Phone: 519-822-7841
    Fax #: 519-822-5775
  • PHARMACY Phone: 519-822-7859
    Fax #: 519-822-5631
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Arkell Walk-In Clinic

  • Monday 10 AM - 6 PM (Closed Sep.5)
  • Tuesday 9 AM - 5 PM
  • Wednesday 10 AM - 6 PM
  • Thursday 10 AM - 6 PM
  • Friday Closed
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed

Pharmacy Hours

  • Monday 9 AM - 6 PM (Closed Sep.5)
  • Tuesday 9 AM - 6 PM
  • Wednesday 9 AM - 6 PM
  • Thursday 9 AM - 6 PM
  • Friday 9 AM - 6 PM
  • Saturday 9 AM - 3 PM
  • Sunday Closed

*Please Call Pharmacy for Holiday Hours*