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Nelson Terry Fox Run raises more than $15K

Approximately 135 participants raised $15,835 for cancer research. — Submitted photos

Returning from a pandemic hiatus, the Nelson Terry Fox Run raised more than $15,000 from its 2022 event Sunday at Rotary Lakeside Park.

Hosted by the Kootenay Rhythm Dragons, Sunday’s run attracted approximately 135 participants and raised $15,835 for cancer research.

Organizers said the Nelson run was something to behold as many families several facing personal challenges, participated in the event.

 About The Terry Fox Foundation

The Terry Fox Foundation is an international organization whose mission is to maintain the vision and principles of Terry Fox while raising money for cancer research through the annual Terry Fox Runs, School Runs and other fundraising initiatives. To date, over $800 million has been raised worldwide in Terry Fox's name to fund the most promising and innovative research. The Terry Fox Foundation National Office is located in Burnaby, BC and has offices in nine provinces. Visit

Prior to the 10 kilometre walk, run, bike or jog, participants of the 2022 Nelson Terry Fox Run had a brief warmup.