Canada Army Run announces new routes for three race distances
Along with a move to the popular Ottawa event’s new location at the Canadian War Museum, the Army Run just announced three new, unique courses for Sept. 22 — the 5K, 10K and a half marathon have all been finalized. The new routes will challenge participants while showcasing the beautiful scenery of the National Capital Region.
One of the unique aspects of Canada Army Run is that it not only honours our brave men and women in uniform, but it also supports them through the official charitable cause of the Canadian Armed Forces, Support Our Troops. Since 2008, Canada Army Run participants, like you, have been fundraising for Support Our Troops and Soldier On. Since 2008, you have helped raise over $3 million for these two organizations.
“I love what this event stands for,” says runner Lindsay Chung. “Participating in Canada Army Run is a chance for me to show my support for our Canadian Armed Forces members and our veterans, to thank them and to raise money to help them.”
Participating in Army Run this year and want to know how you can fundraise for Support Our Troops and Soldier On? When you registered, a personal fundraising page will automatically be set up.
Heading into its 12th year, the Canada Army Run continues to offer a 5K, 10K and half-marathon course in addition to a number of unique challenges for runners such as the Normandy Challenge (5K followed by the 10K) and the Commander’s Challenge (5K followed by half-marathon) as well as many events such as the BMO Kids Zone, live entertainment, social activities as well as military-themed displays, military re-enactors and historical displays.
The 2019 Army Run multi-distance Challenge events are filling up fast so don’t delay.