Running to read

Students of the Fernie Academy donated funds raised during the Fernie Half Marathon to Friends of the Fernie Heritage Library.

Students of The Fernie Academy (TFA) gathered on a crisp golden morning in the garden of the Fernie Heritage Library to donate funds to the Friends of the Fernie Heritage Library.

Students raised the funds during the Oct. 6 race through concession proceeds run by the older students. Younger students provided racer support at six water stations throughout the 21 kilometre race course handing out water, Gatorade, snacks and plenty of cheers and encouragement, especially when they saw their teachers running the course too.