The Original Ugly Sweater Dash is an un-timed five-kilometer run featuring holiday themed stations, snow blowers, and giant Christmas characters. Participants are encouraged to spend time at the Finisher’s Festival partaking in all the hot chocolate they can drink, modeling their ugly Christmas Sweater.Talk about some amazing photo ops!
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“This holiday fun run is the biggest, wildest, sweateriest dash of the season,” said Jordan Birch, the Society’s Executive Director. “Not only does it provide exuberant holiday cheer but it helps support the Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada grant exceptional wishes for children with a life-threatening illness.”
This year the Ugly Christmas Sweater Dash will support the wish of a Maple Ridge child, Kristian. Kristian loves soccer, ball hockey, and cycling especially dirt bike riding. When he was nine- years-old, Kristian was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumour.
This led to two surgeries, four rounds of chemotherapy, and seventeen radiation treatments. The Children’s Wish Foundation gave his family great memories and a much needed break from the stress and hospital visits with a trip to Disneyland and LEGOLAND.
“Last year dashers helped us make an $18,000 donation to the Children’s Wish Foundation, BC and Yukon Chapter,” said Birch. “We are excited to support them again in 2016 and continue to create smiles, have fun, and do good.”
To register for the Original Ugly Christmas Sweater Dash in Port Moody, visit www.uglysweaterdash.ca. For more information about the Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada, visit www.childrenswish.ca. Follow them on Twitter @nowthatsugly #UglyDash; Instagram @nowthatsugly #UglyDash and Facebook www.facebook.com/nowthatsugly/
THE KNITTY GRITTY DETAILS
DECEMBER 3rd, 2016
A Community Event featuring an untimed 5km Run, Holiday Music,
Craft Beers and Free Family Entertainment.
Dash start time: 11:00 am
Registration opens: 10:00 am
GIVEAWAY: ENTER TO WIN A FAMILY PASS FOR 4
ValleyMom.ca is thrilled to partner with the Ugly Christmas Sweater Dash to give away a family entry pass for 4 to the event. To enter, simply tell us in the comment section below about what you think makes the perfect ‘Ugliest Christmas Sweater.’ Don’t hold back! A winner will be chosen at random on 25th and will be announced on our Facebook page.
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