Sunday Sept 18 sees the 36th annual Terry Fox Run return to Agassiz.

Agassiz – Harrison Terry Fox Run (walk, ride, jog) this weekend

The run is on Sept. 18. with registration is 9 to 10 a.m., and the run starts at 10.

Agassiz and Harrison Hot Springs runners, walkers, and riders are joining efforts to race in memory of Terry Fox this weekend.

On Sunday, Sept. 18 the 36th annual Terry Fox Run returns to Agassiz.

The Terry Fox Run has been held in Kent since 1985. In 2014 a record 91 participants and this year organizers are aiming for more than 100 attendees.

The Run is open to all – you can walk, push a stroller or wheelchair or run. Dogs (on leash) are very welcome. There is no entry fee, minimum pledge or donation – just come and have fun!

The Run starts at Cheam Village, 1525 MacKay Cres, in Agassiz.

Registration is 9 to 10 a.m., and the run starts at 10.

There are 2-km, 5-km and 10-km routes to choose from.

There will be music, refreshments and Terry Fox Run T-shirts for sale.

Afterwards, enjoy a BBQ, sponsored by the Agassiz Legion, by donation with all proceeds going to the Terry Fox Foundation.

In 1980, Terry started his “Marathon of Hope” and ran a marathon a day, completing 5,374 km before being forced to stop because his cancer had returned.

So far the Foundation he started has raised over $750 million – 84 cents of every dollar raised goes directly to research. The Foundation has made ground-breaking research into many types of cancer and now people are surviving what used to be deadly cancers.

Terry said “I believe in miracles, I have to” and even if I don’t finish, we need others to continue.”

For more information please contact Ross McInroy ram1995@hotmail.com.

Just Posted

German-born British Columbian warns against a ‘yes’ vote on proportional representation

Agassiz realtor Freddy Marks says PR in his home country shows party elites can never be voted out

Highest earning staff at Fraser-Cascade School District made public

Also board looks into seat belts on school buses, Marv Cope gets road in his memory

Agassiz teacher’s Amazing Race takes students on Canada-wide adventure

AESS students say they had the experience of a life time

WATCH: Brother of missing Hope woman makes emotional appeal for more media attention

Next search for Shawnee Inyallie Nov. 18 along Highway 1 towards Boston Bar

Gas price drop expected to hit Fraser Valley today

Analyst says to take advantage, warns slight increase may follow

REPLAY: B.C’s best video this week

In case you missed it, here’s a look at the replay-worth highlights from this week across the province

Privacy concerns over credit card use for legal online pot purchases

Worries follow privacy breaches at some Canadian cannabis retailers

Vancouver Police look for man in connection to ‘sexually motivated’ assault

Woman says man followed her into an apartment building

NEB approves operating pressure increase to repaired Enbridge pipeline

The pipeline burst outside of Prince George on Oct. 9, now operating at 85 per cent

B.C. VIEWS: Setting speed limits in a post-fact political environment

Media prefer ‘speed kills’ narrative, even when it fails to appear

Controversy erupts over Japanese flag in B.C. classroom

Online petition demanding removal has collected more than 5,700 signatures

Death toll rises to 76 in California fire with winds ahead

Nearly 1,300 people remain unaccounted for more than a week after the fire began

Trump says report on Khashoggi death expected in a few days

Jamal Khashoggi was a columnist for The Washington Post who was slain Oct. 2 inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul

Most Read