Due to the outbreak of the coronavirus in 2020, the Terry Fox Run on September 20th is now a virtual event. Participants can raise funds by running, walking or cycling wherever they want to.
To register for the Port Moody virtual event and to access the Terry Fox App, click here.
Port Moody Terry Fox Run
Communities across Canada host Terry Fox Runs on the second Sunday after Labour Day to spread awareness and raise funds to help in the battle against cancer. Around two dozen events are held in the Vancouver area each year. Check out Vancouver Terry Fox Runs to find one near you.
In 2019 Port Moody held their annual run at Rocky Point Park on Sunday, September 15th. Registration opened at 9:00 am and the run started at 10:00 am. The event wrapped up by around 12:30 pm.
There were three routes to choose from at the Port Moody Terry Fox Run. Folk had the option of doing a 2 km, 5 km or 10 km circuit. The three routes were located in the same area but had different turnaround points. All options were suitable for bikes, wheelchairs and strollers, and dogs on leash were welcome.
The same as other years, registration for the event was free in 2019. As the run is a fundraiser, however, participants are asked to make a donation and/or gather pledges from friends and family members to support the cause.
All funds raised at the event go directly to the Terry Fox Foundation to support cancer research. In 2019 the Port Moody run collected around $11,000 in pledges!
To learn about similar cancer-related fundraising events on the same day see our main article about Terry Fox Runs in the Lower Mainland.
To search for a run in your community, or to learn more about the charitable beneficiary of the event, visit the Terry Fox Foundation website.
Other articles that might be of interest include the following:
- Vancouver’s September Calendar
- Free September Events
- Vancouver Fall Activities
- What’s Happening This Weekend
- Vancouver’s Best Parks and Places in Nature
- Vancouver Running Races
- Movember & the Vancouver Undie Run