Cycling for Terry’s memory

Elite cyclists pedal from Sun Peaks to Mt. Terry Fox to help campaign against cancer

The Terry Fox 360 team stops for a break at the halfway point of their 360 km bike trip from Sun Peaks to Mt. Terry Fox on Sept. 1.

Members of the Terry Fox 360 team stop for a break at the halfway point of their 360 km bike trip from Sun Peaks to Mt. Terry Fox (located north of Valemount).

The 24 cyclists pedalled the full length of the North Thompson Valley on Thursday, Sept. 1. The event marks the 36th anniversary of Terry Fox’s Marathon of Hope.

They met others for a trek to the summit of Mt. Terry Fox on Sept. 4.

The Terry Fox Run in Clearwater to raise funds for the fight against cancer will be held Sunday, Sept. 18. Registration will be at 10:30 a.m. in Rotary Sports Park, with the run to begin at 11 a.m.

 

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