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Elaine Fischer is the co-founder of the Kitchener 2nd Ward Annual Fun Run, which takes place on Saturday June 7, 2014.  She is passionate about physical fitness, and through the Fun Run event, is able to share that passion with others in her community.

In our interview she explains how regular physical activity is not only good for the body, but also the spirit and the mind.  Although she has a very hectic schedule, she talks about what she does to make physical activity a priority.

Fun Run Event Details:

  • When: June 7th, 2014
  • Where: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Kitchener Stake Centre, 1250 Strasburg Rd. Kitchener ON
  • Why: To create/maintain and accomplish a fitness goal

Event Start Times:

  • Registration: 8:30 am
  • 10k Run: 9:00 am
  • 5k Walk: 9:15 am
  • 5k Run: 9:30 am

Children under 14 years of age MUST be accompanied by and adult during the event/activity.

Start times will be exact and timers will be present.  Feel free to wear a watch and time yourself for an exact time.  Ribbons will be presented for participation.

Race route will be distributed before the race.  Please note some roads do not have sidewalks and traffic laws must be abided (run/walk on leftside facing traffic and on the shoulder yielding to on-coming traffic.  Traffic lights must be obeyed).  The 10k race will loop the 5k route.  Directions can be found along the route and pace bunnies on bikes will be leading the race and taking up the rear.

Water stations will be present at the 2k and 4k mark and at the finish line.  A nurse’s station will also be present for information and basic first aid needs.  Please stay away and join in the awards presentation and light refreshments to follow.