Canadian Military Run is taking September occasion digital


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The Canadian Military Run scheduled for September isn’t being cancelled – it’s going digital, organizers mentioned Wednesday.

Particulars can be launched within the coming weeks, Lieut.-Gen. Wayne Eyre, the commander of the Canadian Military, mentioned in a video message shared on Twitter.

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Organizers mentioned that whereas 1000’s of runners received’t converge on the capital, the occasion will proceed to advertise bodily health, join buddies by means of social media and lift cash for charities Help our Troops and Soldier On.

The run, which moved to the grounds of the Canadian Battle Museum final yr, has grown into one in all Canada’s largest with greater than 20,000 folks working, rolling or strolling 5 okay, 10 okay and half-marathon programs and collaborating in demanding challenges.

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It has raised greater than $three million for the packages that assist unwell and injured troopers and army households in want because it was based in 2008, organizers mentioned.