running shoes270The Thornbury-Clarksburg Rotary Club, in partnership with Events for Life Centre Inc. and Hope Haven Therapeutic Riding Centre, will host the Sixth Annual Run Blue Mountains this weekend.

Starting from the Beaver Valley Community Centre on Sunday, October 14, Run Blue Mountains is a fun event with a course for everyone:

  • a 1 K walk/run for all ages – registration free

  • a 5 K walk/run for kids 12 and under – registration fee $25

  • a 5 K walk/run for all ages – registration fee $45

  • a 10 K walk/run – registration fee $60

  • a 21 K half marathon – registration fee $75

Participants enjoy the relaxed atmosphere, the ability to choose an event that suits their abilities, and for the more serious runner, a run through beautiful apple country in the Beaver Valley. Registration includes a participation medal, a toque and lunch.

Register online at Race kits can be picked up Saturday from 1 to 5 p.m. or Sunday from 8 to 9 a.m.

T-C Rotary’s partners in Run Blue Mountains serve particular needs in our community.

  • Events for Life Centre Inc. has a mandate to enrich the lives of individuals with special needs, providing social, recreational, and lifelong learning.

  • Hope Haven provides equine and therapeutic riding programs that help individuals with challenges build self-confidence and improve physical, cognitive, and emotional health.

Proceeds will go to each organization to help support the activities that each group does for individuals in their communities.

The organizers are grateful for the wonderful sponsorship of many individuals, organizations, and companies in our region. In particular, our Signature Sponsor, CIBC Wood Gundy and Jeremy W. Wentworth-Stanley, has been a supporter of Run Blue Mountains from its inception. Please look up all our sponsors on our web site,” said organizers. “Come on out and join the fun!”