Runners, walkers and strollers will be out across the country this weekend for the annual Terry Fox Run.

Last year in High River over $3,000 was brought in by over 60 participants.

High River organizer Brenda McCredie is in her tenth year.

"I love organizing, I love seeing the same people year after year that are so passionate about raising money for the Terry Fox organization, they're a great organization, they have low overhead costs, they put the money toward the research," she says.

Fox lost a leg to cancer and dipped his artificial leg in the Atlantic Ocean on April 12, 1980, and covered more than 5,000 kilometres in his Marathon of Hope before the cancer returned to his lungs and forced him to stop.

He ended the Marathon of Hope September 1 and passed away June 28, 1981.

Since then, more than $850 million has been raised in Terry's name.

You can just show up at 8:30 Sunday morning at George Lane Park and the run begins at 9:00 a.m.

In Okotoks registration at the Crystal Shores Beach House starts at 9:30 and the event starts at 11:00 a.m.


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