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

This walk/run event is open to all ages, and will provide valuable funding to help with monitoring and protection of waterways throughout the Chilliwack area.

Pre-registration begins at 10am on July 10th, and will run until 11pm August 15th. Use the eventbrite link below to register:
https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/chilliwack-river-salmon-run-registration

  • Regular admission to the walk/run is $35 per participant, and includes entry into the raffle, a race bib, a t-shirt, and snacks along the route.
  • 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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