Inaugural Rainforest Trail Run to celebrate First Nations culture, history, aiming to take reconciliation one step further

Monday, July 29, 2019
Author: 
GORDON MCINTYRE
Source: 
Vancouver Sun

Running is about wellness, of course, but also so much more: Some connect to nature or their urban surroundings, it can clear your mind, some enjoy a runner’s high.

And when you’re talking trail running and Indigenous culture, it brings about the marriage of the physical with the spiritual.

To honour First Nations culture, Dr. Doug Clement has come up with the idea of the inaugural Rainforest Trail Run, a five-kilometre run/walk event to be held on Sept. 29 through Central Park and at Swangard Stadium in Burnaby.

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