The Saskatoon Police Service Cultural Resources Unit in partnership with the Running Room and the City of Saskatoon’s Cultural Diversity and Race Relations Committee will be hosting the 6th Annual Race Against Racism on Sunday, September 18, 2016.
This year, two longer distance events have been added; a half-marathon and 10 km walk and/or run. The 5 km and 2.5 km run/walk/stroller roll events are still available so that everyone can enjoy spreading the message that racism is not acceptable. The event began in 2011 to provide a positive environment for people of all ages, cultures, religions and ethnic backgrounds. For a nominal fee participants can take part in an active and healthy event, while developing positive community relationships.
Proceeds will be going to the Children’s Hospital Foundation. Participants are also encouraged to bring a non-perishable food item to "Cram the Cruiser" in support of the Saskatoon Food Bank and Learning Centre.
People are encouraged to pre-register at the Runningroom.com. Some onsite registration will be available on race day from 7 AM to 9:30 AM, with the first event beginning at 7:30 AM. The event will start and end in Victoria Park (near the boathouse). For more information go to the Running Room’s website. Cultural entertainment will be from 10:30 to 11:30 AM.