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Race through Jericho Beach East to support this amazing cause this fall

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DH Vancouver Staff Jul 12, 2018 12:03 pm 104

The Canuck Place Adventure Race is the ultimate end-of-summer activity and it has almost arrived.

Taking place at Jericho Beach East, on Sunday, September 16, the all-ages event offers a fun athletic challenge for all fitness levels in aid of Canuck Place Children’s Hospice.

You can join in on the fun and adventure by participating in a 15 km scenic trail bike, 6 km run, as well as an exciting obstacle course, all for a great cause. Kids can also enjoy their very own custom race featuring a 3 km bike ride, a 2 km run, and an obstacle course before reaching the finish line.

Race in an event that supports Canuck Place families in BC like dynamic father-daughter duo Paul and Jayda Thandi who participate in the adaptive course for the Adventure Race. Jayda was diagnosed with CHARGE syndrome at birth, a congenital condition that affects many areas of the body.

Canuck Place Adventure Race

Jayda Thandi completes the adaptive course/ Canuck Place

The adaptive course is designed to be completed on foot or in a wheelchair. Jayda usually uses her powerchair but she wanted to complete the race on foot. She was accompanied by the Canuck Place therapy team and watching her cross the finish line was one of the highlights of the day.

Early bird pricing and registration are still on! Until July 31, registration will cost $60 per participant. You can sign up at canuckplaceadventurerace.ca.

The next registration periods are:

  • August 1 to 31, registration – $75 per person
  • September 1 to 10, registration – $100 per person

Every race contribution goes a long way to support kids and their families at Canuck Place.

A $150 donation could fund a music therapy session, and $250 could provide one day of teen camp.

Canuck Place Adventure Race 2018

When: September 16, 2018
Where: Jericho Beach Park
Time: 8 am to 12:30 pm
Price: $100 for adults | $40 for kids – Register via Canuck Place

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Daily Hive is a proud media sponsor of the Canuck Place Adventure Race 

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