Walk/Run for Heritage this weekend in Agassiz

Time to step up to help support local heritage and history efforts

Agassiz Harrison Historical society and Kilby Historic Site are teaming up to host their annual Walk/Run for heritage on Mar. 23.

Runners have a choice of either 3, 5 or 10 km routes. The race will start and finish at Agassiz Agricultural and Horticultural Hall at 6800 Pioneer Road.

Registration is from 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. followed by a fitness warm-up at 8:30 a.m. to 8:55 a.m. The race will begin at 9 a.m. sharp followed by an award ceremony at 11 a.m. Prizes will be awarded to the winners of each category as well as a grand prize for the top fundraiser with more prize draws for all participants who have raised $75 or more.

Registration forms for the Walk/Run can be picked up at the Kent Fitness Activity Center. Participants are able to register by phone or in person any time up until the race starts. Register early and have your friends and family pledge you and raise funds so you can be eligible for the grand prize draw.

There are many exciting prizes to be had, including Chilliwack Chiefs tickets and a one night stay at the beautiful Harrison Beach Hotel. Walk or run to the Fitness Center and register and support your local heritage of Agassiz, Harrison Hot Springs and Harrison Mills.

If you have any questions regarding the Walk/Run for Heritage, call the Agassiz Harrison Museum at 604-796-3545 or Kilby’s Historic Site at 604-796-9576.

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