Photo/Video Opportunity - Canadians Attempt Extreme Hike to Raise Funds for Oxfam
100 km Trek In Ganaraska Trail Must be Completed in Under 48 Hours
TORONTO, July 9, 2012 /CNW/ - More than 300 people will endure Canada's most physically challenging charity event, Oxfam Trailwalker Canada, walking or running the equivalent of 2.5 marathons through Ontario's picturesque Ganaraska Trail. Participants, some flying in from half way around the world, come from all demographics and include a man who is legally blind, seven teams of lawyers and renowned health expert and TV host Bryce Wylde.
Oxfam Trailwalker, which takes place in 12 countries, has raised more than $60 million since its inception in 1981.
|What:||4th Annual Oxfam Trailwalker Canada|
Robert Fox, executive director, Oxfam Canada.
More than 315 participants and 260 volunteers.
Friday, July 13, to Sunday, July 15
8:00 a.m. - The race begins.
Starting Line: Wasaga Beach Paintball, 3600 Vigo Rd., Elmvale, ON
Finishing Line: 1000 Wye Valley Rd., Midland, ON
About Oxfam Canada
Oxfam Canada is an international development organization that supports programs that develop leadership, self-reliance and active citizenship. We work in relationships of solidarity and partnership to eradicate poverty and injustice, with a focus on women's rights and gender equality. Further information is available at http://oxfam.ca/trailwalker.
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