Canuck Place Adventure Race brings over 140 participants to raise $100,000

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Canuck Place 2014 Adventure Challenge

This past Sunday, over 140 participants came together to kayak, cycle and run around the waters and trails of Jericho Beach, raising over $100,000 for the children and families of Canuck Place Children’s Hospice.

Among the participants were over 40 children, including two in Canuck Place’s program who raced on an accessible course with specialized duet bikes and trail runners.

Congrats to everyone who took part in this year’s event!

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Canuck Place 2014 Adventure Challenge

Canuck Place 2014 Adventure Challenge

Canuck Place 2014 Adventure Challenge

About the Adventure Race

The Canuck Place Adventure Race is the ultimate celebration of outdoor athleticism. A multi-sport event that includes kayaking, mountain biking and trail running, the Adventure Race is a fun and exciting test of your endurance and technical skills while you travel along one of Vancouver’s most scenic routes.

About Canuck Place

Canuck Place Children’s Hospice supports children with life-threatening illnesses through respite for the entire family, pain and symptom care, 24-hour province-wide family support, art, education, music and recreation therapy, bereavement counselling and end-of-life care. Whether life is measured in days, weeks or months, children deserve the opportunity to learn, develop and grow. Canuck Place helps children and families live courageously through life’s most challenging circumstances.

 

Vancity Buzz was a proud media sponsor of the Canuck Place Adventure Race

Images: Jeff Vinnick / Canuck Place

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