This year marks the 38th since the first Terry Fox Run, and the tradition remains strong.

Terry Fox ran an average of 42 kilometres, every day, for 143 days, to raise awareness and funds for cancer research. In September, there will be five opportunities to participate in Peel, with three events slated in Mississauga and two in Brampton.

Here’s a list of all five events taking place in Peel Region.

Mississauga – Streetsville Memorial Park and Vic Johnston Community Centre

What: Route options of one-km, two-km, five-km and 10-km – bicycle and stroller accessible.

Where: 335 Church Street, Mississauga

When: Sept. 16, registration begins at 8:15 a.m., open start 9-11 a.m.

 

Mississauga – Meadowvale Community Centre

What: Route options of two-km, five-km and 10-km – bicycle, stroller, rollerblade and wheelchair accessible. There will also be a BBQ, music, face painting and a silent auction.

Where: 6655 Glen Erin Drive, Mississauga

When: Sept. 16, registration begins at 8 a.m., official start at 9 a.m., open start 9 a.m. – noon.

 

Mississauga – Port Credit

What: Route options of five-km and 10-km – bicycle, stroller, rollerblade and wheelchair accessible. There will also be a BBQ, coffee, water and refreshments provided.

Where: Port Credit Harbour, harbour lighthouse, bridge entrance, 105 Lakeshore Road

When: Sept. 16, registration begins at 7:30 a.m., one start at 9:15 a.m.

 

Brampton – Terry Fox Public School

What: Route options of two-km and 10-km – bicycle, stroller, rollerblade and wheelchair accessible. There will also be water provided and a bake sale.

Where: 95 Richvale Drive North

When: Sept. 16, registration begins at 8:30 a.m., open start from 8:30 a.m. to noon.

 

Brampton – Mount Pleasant Community Centre

What: Route, two km loop  -bicycle, stroller, rollerblade and wheelchair accessible.

Where: 100 Commuter Drive

When: Sept. 16, registration begins at 8:30 a.m., open start from 9-11 a.m.

 

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