UXBRIDGE: Residents of Uxbridge will have a chance to get some exercise, when the 10th annual Run for the Diamond returns to Wooden Sticks golf course, on Saturday, April 15th.
“It is the beginning of running season, so people will be get out, stay fit and stay active,” Jay Glassman told The Standard.
The event will include a half marathon, a five or ten kilometre run or walk, as well as a kids dash.
Proceeds from the event will benefit the Uxbridge Cottage Hospital, and every participant will have the chance to win a diamond from Rutledge Jewellers, valued at $5,000. Everyone who finishes the run or walk will also receive a medal.
“To maintain the services of the hospital, the community needs to be involved,” Mr. Glassman said.
The five and ten kilometre walk will start at 8:45 a.m., followed by the kids dash at 8:50 a.m. The half marathon will begin at 9:15 a.m.
For more information about the event, and how to register, visit www.uxbridgehalfmarathon.ca.
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