YMCA-CHOK 42nd International Bridge Race set for Sunday

Event will raise money for Y's Strong Kids Program

Dozens of runners and walkers in various age categories and levels of skill will be taking part in this Sunday’s 42nd annual YMCA-CHOK International Bridge Race 10K Run. The race has runners beginning in Port Huron, Mich., going over the Blue Water Bridge, and ending at Canatara Park in Sarnia,

Due to popular demand, organizers are also presenting a 5K race and a free 1K Kids Fun Run in the park.

The 10k event will start from Port Huron at 8 a.m. while the 5K Fun Run starts at 8:20 a.m. from the Gateway Casino parking lot in Point Edward. The 1K Kids Fun Run begins at 9:30 a.m from the Terry Fox Loop in Canatara Park.

All races will finish in Cantara Park, with prize presentations taking place at 9:30 a.m. at the Canatara Park Bandshell.

Sue Storr of Blackburn Radio, reigning champion Matt Fecht, YMCA General Manager Paul Skuza and Stefania Barron, a race volunteer, will be taking part in the prize presentation ceremony.

All funds raised from the race go to support the YMCA Strong Kids Campaign, which helps fund local programs designed to improve the lives of children and youth from families facing financial barriers.

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