Heritage run gets green light in Agassiz

Council okays plans for first annual Run/Walk for Heritage

  • Jan. 30, 2012 6:00 a.m.

A new running event to be held in Agassiz received the support of council this week, when their request to have fees waived was approved.

The first annual Run/Walk for Heritage will meander through town on Saturday, March 31.  It will include a 3 km and a 5 km route, beginning and ending at the Kent Fitness/ Activity Centre.

The routes will take participants through roadways, and that will require road closures and detours. Fees were waived unanimously for the run, including those for the use of the Fitness/ Activity Centre, Agricultural Grounds parking lots and the staffing costs for manning road closures.

The run is being organized by the Agassiz Harrison Historical Society and the Fraser Heritage Society as a way to generate funds for heritage incentives, as well to help improving the quality of life for those who participate.

The event is being hosted in part by The Running Room in Abbotsford, as well.

Registration is at the museum, at Kilby or the Running Room. The cost to register will be $25 per person or $75 per family of four, until March 1. After March 1, that cost will rise to $30 and $90.

For more information about taking part in the Run/Walk for Heritage, phone the museum at 604-796-3545.

Just Posted

Relationships, continuity top health-care concerns for Agassiz residents

Feedback during Fraser Health events showed access to health care needs to improve

Development on the horizon for Harrison Hot Springs Marina

The property has been the subject of a number development proposals over the years

Chilliwack Players Guild brings first ever radio play to stage

An Affair of Honour is based on a true story, written by the father of a Chilliwack man

‘Big hearts and even bigger feet’: Comedian sends Harrison humour to the silver screen

Jonny Harris will see the town highlighted on his small-town comedy series ‘Still Standing’

More staff being hired at Fraser Valley seniors homes

Number of care hours for residents lags behind provincial targets

VIDEO: Car flies across median, flips over edge of Brunette overpass

Dash cam footage shows a vehicle speeding across a Lower Mainland overpass

Lower Mainland teacher resigned after ‘inappropriate discussions’ with elementary students

Tracy Joseph Fairley resigned from Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows district April 23, 2018

Surrey needs 350 more cops, activist tells council

‘Right now we are 350 police behind what our population requires,’ politicians are told

Indigenous energy summit includes session on pipeline ownership options

Steven Saddleback of the Indian Resource Council says a session will feature presentations on financing models

Japanese grand champion Kisenosato retires from sumo

The 32-year-old Kisenosato was the first Japanese-born wrestler in 19 years to gain promotion to sumo’s highest rank

UPDATE: Accused B.C. high school killer found fit to stand trial

Gabriel Klein is accused in the 2016 stabbing death of Letisha Reimer at Abbotsford Senior Secondary

Right-wing, neo-Nazi, white supremacist groups an increasing concern: Goodale

Ten people died in April 2018 when Alek Minassian allegedly drove a rental van down the busy stretch in Toronto

Where mattresses go to die

Mattress Recycling opens the largest of its kind mattress-recycling facility in Hope

Canadian stock exchanges to conduct lottery for ‘POT’ ticker amid high demand

The symbol became available after fertilizer Potash Corp. officially merged with Agrium Inc. in early 2018

Most Read