Media advisory: York U Terry Fox runners will follow in path of Pan Am Games athletes


TORONTO, Sept. 18 – York University’s Terry Fox run will end with a twist this year. The final lap will be completed on the new York Lions Stadium track, where athletes competed this summer in the Pan Am/Parapan Am Games.

The event will be the first in the new stadium since the Games and will give participants the thrill of following in the path of the track and field athletes. It will also mark the 35th anniversary of the run in Canada – the 24th at York University – to raise funds for cancer research.

York participants will run, walk, bike or Rollerblade either a five- or 10-kilometre loop, starting and finishing at the York Lions Stadium. The route is wheelchair, stroller and dog accessible.

What: Terry Fox run at York U with final lap in new stadium. See route map

When: Sunday, Sept. 20. Registration will begin at 9am, the warm-up at 9:45am and the run at 10am.

Where: York Lions Stadium (formerly the CIBC Pan Am/Parapan Am Athletics Stadium), York University, Keele Campus (building 6 on map)

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