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10 Terry Fox Runs in Metro Vancouver


Tuesday, September 10th, 2019 — 2:55pm PDT
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The 39th annual Terry Fox Run is coming up on September 15, 2019 in communities across Canada – and the world. Everyone is welcome to participate, regardless of age, athletic ability or socio-economic standing. While the Run does not have an entry fee or minimum donation the Terry Fox Foundation does ask that all participants fundraise or make a donation.  

Terry Fox Run

You can raise funds online, use a pledge sheet or make a donation at the Run site. Whatever your choice, please know that every dollar counts!

10 Terry Fox Runs in Metro Vancouver

Here are just a few of the many Terry Fox Runs in Metro Vancouver on Sunday:

Vancouver

Stanley Park
Where: Ceperly Park near Second Beach within Stanley Park
When: 8:00am registration, 10:00am run start
Route: 3 km, 10 km. Suitable for bicycles and wheelchairs/strollers. Dogs on leash welcome.

North Vancouver
Where:
Inter River Park, 1301 Lillooet Road
When: 9:00am registration, 10:00am start time
Route: 2.5 km, 5 km. Not suitable for bicycles, wheelchairs, strollers or rollerblades. Dogs on leash welcome. 

West Vancouver
Where:
2411 Dundarave Lane – Innovative Fitness
When: 8:00am registration, 9:00am start time
Route: 1 km, 5 km. Suitable for wheelchairs/strollers. Dogs on leash are welcome.

Surrey

Fraser Heights
Where: Fraser Heights Recreation Centre; 10588 160th Street, Surrey
When: 7:30am registration, 9:00am run start
Route: 2 km, 5 km, 10 km. Suitable for bikes, wheelchairs/strollers and rollerblades. Dogs welcome on a leash.

White Rock
Where: South Surrey Athletic Park – 14600 20 Avenue 
When: 8:00am registration, 9:00am start time
Route: 1 km, 6 km. Suitable for bikes, wheelchairs/strollers. Dogs on leash welcome.

“I’ve said to people before that I’m going to do my very best to make it, I’m not going to give up. But I might not make it… if I don’t, the Marathon of Hope better continue.”

Terry Fox

Coquitlam

Port Coquitlam
Where: Hyde Creek Community Centre, 1379 Laurier Avenue, Port Coquitlam
When: 8:00am registration, 10:00am start time
Route: 3 km, 5 km, 7 km, 10 km. Suitable for bicycles, wheelchairs/strollers and rollerblades. Dogs on leash welcome.

Where: Mundy Park – 641 Hillcrest Street Entrance
When: 9:00am registration, 10:00am start time
Route: 1 km, 2 km, 5 km, 10 km. NOT suitable for rollerblades. Suitable for bikes, wheelchairs, and strollers. Dogs on leash welcome.

Richmond

Where: Garry Point Park, (west end of Chatham Rd., near Steveston Village)
When: 9:00am registration, 10:00am start time
Route: 1 km, 5 km, 10 km. Bikes are accessible on the West Dyke for all routes; Wheelchairs may not be accessible due to a rough surface on the West Dyke and pathways around the park; Rollerblades are NOT accessible. Dogs on leash okay.

“I’m not a dreamer, and I’m not saying this will initiate any kind of definitive answer or cure to cancer, but I believe in miracles. I have to.”

Terry Fox

Abbotsford

Where: Tradex Building A – 1190 Comell Street.
When: 8:00am registration, 9:00am start time
Route: 1 km, 2 km, 5 km and 10 km. accessible for bicycles, wheelchairs/strollers and rollerblades. Dogs on leash welcome

Chilliwack

Where: Landing Sports Centre, 45530 Spadina Ave.
When: 8:00am registration, 9:30am start time
Route: 2 km, 5 km, 10 km. Suitable for bikes, wheelchairs/strollers, and rollerblades. Dogs on leash welcome.

Marathon of Hope
Marathon of Hope artifacts at the BC Sports Hall of Fame in Vancouver

Follow the Terry Fox Foundation on Twitter and Facebook.  The Foundation not only raises money for research, but it also continues to share the story of Terry Fox. It strives to maintain the heroic effort and integrity that Terry embodied.

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