30th Annual Easter Seals Run/Walkathon to take place this Sunday, May 28th
NEWMARKET – The Annual Easter Seals Run/Walkathon founded by Joe Persechini – which has raised more than $3 million to date towards assisting children with physical disabilities – will kick off its 30th year on Sunday, May 28th at the Upper Canada Mall in Newmarket (located at the northwest corner of Yonge Street and Davis Drive)
The Newmarket-based Run/Walkathon, which is expected to attract more than 2,000 participants and 200 volunteers, is a nine kilometre, closed street course suitable for runners and walkers of all ages.
Registration is open from 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. with the Run/Walkathon starting at 8:30 a.m.
The route starts at Upper Canada Mall and proceeds north on Yonge Street; west on Green Lane; south on
Bathurst Street; east on Highway 9 and back to the Upper Canada Mall.
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Media Contact: Shannon Ketelaars, Run/Walkathon Manager, The Easter Seal Society, Ontario
Phone: 1-800-668-6252 / (416) 421-8377, ext. 323 / Cell: 416-818-1729
Ken Turriff, Corporate Communications, York Region
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