Are you looking to enjoy the outdoors and get some exercise this weekend? Best of all you can raise money for charity at the same time.
This Sunday Sept 16, 2012 Ladysmith, Nanaimo, and Parksville will hold the Terry Fox Run for cancer research. Come on out and walk, roll or stroll for this great cause and help keep Terry’s dream alive of a world free from cancer.
Ladysmith: Frank Jameson Community Centre 810-6th Ave.
Registration: 10am; Start: 11am-noon; Event Close:1pm
10km, 5km, 2km loops; Suitable for bikes, wheelchairs, strollers and rollerblades. Dogs on leash are welcome.
Nanaimo: Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012 Nanaimo Aquatic Centre; (741 Third Street)
Registration: 9:00am, Run Start: 10:00am, Event Close: noon
2 km, 5km, 10 km; Suitable for bikes, wheelchairs, strollers and rollerblades. Dogs on leash are welcome. This will be a family event with face painting, balloon animals, tempory tattoos, music with DJ All Good, and even some pre and post run massages.
Parksville: Rathtrevor Provincial Park, Picnic Shelter #2
Registration: 9am, Run Start: 10am, Event Close: 12 noon. 10km, 5km, 3.3km routes (No entry fee and no minimum pledge) Suitable for bikes and wheelchairs/strollers, not suitable for rollerblades. Dogs on leash welcome. Volunteers are needed please call 250-248-3252. You can register and pledge for the Terry Fox Run at www.terryfox.org.
If you would like a real challenge try The Great Lake Walk which is a 56 km walk or run around beautiful Cowichan Lake. This walking/running event takes place on Saturday, September 15th, 2012.