The Forzani Group Ltd./Le Groupe Forzani Ltee

The Forzani Group Ltd./Le Groupe Forzani Ltee

May 13, 2006 11:00 ET

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

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - May 13, 2006) - The Forzani Group Foundation's 29th Annual Mother's Day Run & Walk takes place on Sunday, May 14th starting at the Calgary Tower and finishing at Olympic Plaza. We need your help to tell Calgarians that they can still sign up and join in the fun!

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, plus great on-course entertainment and lots of awards & prizes. Warm-up for all participants begins at 8:30 am at the base of the Calgary Tower. The wheelchair event begins at 8:55 am and the Run and Walk begins at 9:00 am. The Little Legs Race, Awards ceremonies and entertainment will commence at approximately 10:45 am in Olympic Plaza. 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 TODAY Saturday May 13th at The Fitness Fair from 9am to 4pm at Mount Royal College - Recreation Entrance (4825 Mount Royal Gate SW). There will be NO Registration at the event on Sunday May 14th!!! 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. 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