ONERUN set for Friday but with a twist due to COVID-19
Theresa Carriere runs through rain on her journey from Sarnia to London, Ont, on Friday, June 12, 2015.
LONDON, ONT -- UPDATE June 17, 2020: Due to extreme heat, humidity and possible thunderstorms in the forecast, organizers now say the run will begin Thursday evening, going from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., then resume Friday morning at 5 a.m. and hopefully completing the run by 1 p.m.
This year marks the 10th Anniversary of ONERUN and founder Theresa Carriere is once again set to run 100 km to raise funds and awareness, but she will be doing so all on her own due to COVID-19.
Carriere, a breast cancer survivor, founded ONERUN back in 2010. Since then the annual campaign has raise more $1.2 million for cancer patient care.
On Friday, Carriere will be making the 100 km run however this year her route will not be made public as she is running alone for safety purposes.
Support can be shown by following her progress online where donations can also be made.
As for this year’s honouring of local survivors, they will run their own individual 10 km routes, also on Friday.
All money raise goes to cancer support programs at ChildCan and Wellspring.