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First Terry Fox Run scheduled for Langara College

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Reported by Kera Skocylas

Students and staff are invited to take part in the first ever Terry Fox Run at Langara College on Monday Sept. 15.

Entry forms are available in the main foyer until the walk/run starts at 12:30 p.m.

Students collect donations for the Terry Fox Run
Students collect donations for the Terry Fox Run

The 2.5-km run is due to take place at the Langara Golf Course. There will be a tent for check-in and registration near the parking lot.

The run, one of hundreds taking place across the country this weekend, was organized by the Langara Cancer Connection, a campus club dedicated to supporting students who have been touched by cancer.

Langara Students: Chloe White, Zijun Wang, Pourya Eslami, Mahtab Dehboureh and IT employee Levi Donaldson
Langara Students: Chloe White, Zijun Wang, Pourya Eslami, Mahtab Dehboureh and IT employee Levi Donaldson

Club co-founder Pourya Eslami said that it is a new club and that Mondays run will be the first event organized by them. It will also be the first Terry Fox Run at Langara.

According to the clubs website “Langara Cancer Connection is a student-based club whose goal is to increase cancer awareness.”

You can follow this group on its Facebook page www.facebook.com/Langaracc

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