Terry Fox Run Honours Amazing Fundraiser – Update
Prince George, B.C. – The 36th annual Terry Fox Run to raise money for cancer research got underway in Prince George this morning.
Participants in the fundraiser can walk, run, bike or rollerblade the 5 kilometre distance to from Community Foundation Park to Lheidli T’enneh Memorial Park and back.
Just prior to the start of the run shortly after 10 this morning, a special presentation was made to Jim Terrion, a local resident who has raised an incredible $645,000 for the Terry Fox Foundation over the years. He received a special and prestigious Terry Fox plaque and was warmly applauded for his amazing efforts by the crowd on hand.
Total number of participants in the Prince George run today and the amount of money raised will be provided later today.
Editor’s note: Lead Organizer Scott McWalter says there were 711 participants in total for this event. The amount of money raised here is still being tallied.