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The WaterWealth Project is thrilled to invite you to participate
in our first annual Chilliwack River Salmon Run!

This walk/run event is open to all ages and is a great way to enjoy some healthy outdoor activity in one of the most beautiful settings in the valley while helping to provide valuable funding for monitoring and protection of waterways throughout the Chilliwack area.

Pre-registion to guarantee a t-shirt has expired, but it's not too late to register at the eventbrite link below, and if you decide on the day that you'd like a t-shirt there will be a limited supply available for purchase!
https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/chilliwack-river-salmon-run-registration

  • Basic admission is available for $20 per participant, and includes entry into the raffle, a race bib and snacks along the route (no t-shirt!).

runner and waterThe event will start at 9am at Vedder Park with a welcoming introduction from several speakers, including Dr. Carin Bondar. Some fantastic local organizations will be hosting educational booths, including the Great Blue Heron Reserve Society and the Chilliwack Park Society. The official walk/run begins between 11 and 11:30am. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place trophies will be awarded, and runners placing 4th through 15th will receive a medal in recognition. Each ticket purchase enters participants into a raffle to win one of several fantastic prizes supplied by our sponsors.

The WaterWealth Project strives for long-term solutions to protect shared water wealth through innovation in community engagement and water governance. We believe that all parts of a community should have a say in the protection of precious water sources. Join us for a fun, educational day on the trail and help us continue to fight for the health of the waterways that sustain us.

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Interested in volunteering for the Chilliwack River Salmon Run, or becoming a Sponsor? Please reach out to event staff at [email protected] for more details. 🙂

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