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Local area Terry Fox Run events to be held Sunday

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In Fort St. John the run will feature a ten, five, two, and one kilometre distance. The event will be held at the main entrance of Northern Lights College. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. with the run itself being held from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Wheelchairs, strollers, and rollerblades are all welcome, as are dogs that are on a leash.

The run in Taylor will be at the Lone Wolf Golf Club. Registration starts at 10 a.m. with the run going from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. The course is set at 3.9 kilometres and is suitable for bikes but wheelchairs and rollerblades are not suitable for the course. Dogs are not allowed at the event.

The Dawson Creek event will begin with registration at 9 a.m., with the run itself going from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. The event will be held at Sudetan Hall following the Dawson Trail and there will be distances of ten, five, and three kilometres. Those using bikes, wheelchairs, strollers, or rollerblades are encouraged to come out. Dogs on a leash are also welcome.

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In Chetwynd the run will be held at the Northern Lights College campus starting with registration at 1 p.m. The run will also begin at 1 p.m. and should end around 3 p.m. Ten and five kilometre distances will make up the event. Those using bikes, wheelchairs, strollers, or rollerblades are encouraged to come out. Dogs on a leash are also welcome.

The Terry Fox Run in Hudson’s Hope will be held at Hudson’s Hope School with registration starting at 12:30 p.m.The run itself will go from 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m. with 10.9, 7.2, and 3.7 kilometre runs available. Those using bikes, wheelchairs, strollers, or rollerblades are encouraged to come out. Dogs on a leash are also welcome.

All proceeds raised will be allocated to the Terry Fox Foundation, which helps raise close to $20 million annually for cancer based research.

For more information on the Terry Fox Run click here.

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