November 7, 2016 - Ottawa - National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces: Registration for the 2017 Canada Army Run, presented by BMO Bank of Montreal, is now open! In celebration of its 10th anniversary, Canada Army Run has added a 10K event in conjunction with the 5K, half marathon and Commanderís Challenge; where participants complete both the 5K and half marathon events. The event will take place on Sunday, September 17, 2017.
Canada Army Run will welcome 25,000 participants from across the country as they run, walk and roll in this truly unique event held in Ottawa and Gatineau.
About the Canada Army Run:
- Canada Army Run, presented by BMO Bank of Montreal, is one of the most inspiring events in the country, where civilians, Canadian Armed Forces personnel and runners of all ages and abilities run, walk and roll together to show their pride as Canadians and as runners.
- Since 2008, Canada Army Run has raised more than $1.6 million in support of Soldier On and Support Our Troops FundĖ two Canadian Armed Forces financial support programs that provide assistance to ill and injured soldiers and military families in need.
- Canada Army Run will mark its 10th anniversary in 2017 and to celebrate, a new 10K event has been added to the itinerary. The Commanderís Challenge, in which participants complete in both the 5K and half marathon events, was a huge success in 2016 and will be returning in 2017.
- Canada Army Run race weekend offers something for everyone, including a unique opportunity to interact with your Canadian Army.
- Registration details can be found on our website at ArmyRun.ca.
Canada Army Run, presented by BMO Bank of Montreal, is a unique running event in which Canadians run, walk or roll side-by-side with members of the Canadian Armed Forces in a half marathon, 5K event and, returning by popular demand, the Commanderís Challenge, where participants complete both the 5K and half marathon events. In addition, a new 10K race has been added in 2017 to celebrate Canada Army Runís 10th anniversary.
Photo by : Cpl Andrew Wesley, Directorate of Army Public Affairs
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