Athletes took part in the 2013 Terry Fox Run in Fernie.

Athletes took part in the 2013 Terry Fox Run in Fernie.

Annual Terry Fox Run in Fernie

Every year, Canadians across the country run and raise funds for cancer research in honour of the legendary Canadian hero Terry Fox.

Every year, Canadians across the country run and raise funds for cancer research in honour of the legendary Canadian hero Terry Fox, whose cross-Canada run inspired the nation.

This year, the run will return to Fernie on Sunday, September 14 at the Fernie Aquatic Centre. Participants can run three different routes, with  one km, five km or 10 km options available.

“I am hopeful we can continue to increase awareness and renew excitement for this iconic Canadian run,” said event organizer Jennifer Parker.

Registration is at 10:30 a.m. on run day. At 11 a.m., participants will begin their respective routes. Donations can be made that day and pledges can be made online at terryfox.org