Record numbers for this weekend's Women's Fun Run

By Josh Hall (Twitter: @Vancan19)
May 12, 2017 - 10:17am Updated: May 12, 2017 - 2:52pm

A record number of participants will take part in this year’s Red Deer Primary Care Network Women’s Fun Run.

The event, which takes places on Saturday, is raising funds for the Mustard Seed school lunch program.

To register, women can head to the Red Deer PCN offices (5120 47 Street) between 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. on Friday or one can register at Lindsay Thurber until 8 a.m. on the morning of.

Beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday at the Thurber track and McKenzie Trails, there are eight different events happening including 3 km, 5 km, and 10 km races. New this year is the 1 km Mom and Son Run, as well as an event for teens.

There will also be an expo on site for participants to do some Mother’s Day shopping, and there will be a kid’s zone.

More than $10,000 in prizes will be given away to participants.

Following the run, Fast & Female and their Olympic ambassadors will host a champ chat and afternoon of activities focused on empowering girls in sport.

More information is at WomensFunRun.com

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