The Forzani Group Ltd./Le Groupe Forzani Ltee

The Forzani Group Ltd./Le Groupe Forzani Ltee
Forzani Group Foundation

Forzani Group Foundation

May 11, 2006 18:58 ET

Forzani Group Foundation Media Advisory: More than 13,000 expected at the 29th Annual Mother's Day Run & Walk

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - May 11, 2006) - Run organizers are expecting over 13,000 participants in the 29th Annual Forzani Group Foundation Mother's Day Run & Walk. The Forzani Group Foundation's Mother's Day Run & Walk takes place on Sunday, May 14th starting at the Calgary Tower and finishing at Olympic Plaza.

The Mother's Day Run & Walk has something for the whole family with a 10 km run, 5 km run and walk, wheelchair division, a Little Legs Race for kids aged 2 - 6 years, plus great on-course entertainment and lots of awards & prizes. Coca-Cola donation bins will be set up at the 1km mark for families to drop their loonies and toonies!

There is still time to register at The Tech Shop until the end of the day today (May 11th) or at The Fitness Fair on Friday, May 12th from 4pm to 9pm & Saturday, May 13th from 9am to 4pm at Mount Royal College - Recreation Entrance (4825 Mount Royal Gate SW). The Fitness Fair is a great place to visit for health promotion displays, fitness demonstrations, kids activities and entertainment for all ages. All collected pledges should be taken to the Fitness Fair. Race packages will be ready for those participants who have already registered!

Proceeds will be directed to the Calgary Health Trust where they will support the Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICU) and Special Care Nurseries within the Calgary Health Region.

Media are invited to attend at any point during the event. Great photo opportunities & story lines to be had. Assistance in finding interviews will be provided.

Please note that there will be several traffic delays in the downtown until 12:00pm on Sunday, May 14th.

Contact Information

  • Forzani Group Foundation
    Todd Birss
    (403) 717-1358 or Cell: (403) 510-2683
    Forzani Group Foundation
    Jennifer Harbour
    (403) 717-1365 or Cell: (403) 816-7516