September 12, 2019 | by: Amanda Misner

Terry Fox Run In Port Williams Saturday & Sunday

The Terry Fox Run is this weekend and Port Williams as a little extra reason to honor the Canadian Icon as they will be playing host to Terry’s niece Jessie.

Two events will mark the weekend with Terry’s Warm Up on Saturday morning at 930 with bib pick up at the Port Williams Community Center.

Registration is free and participants will be timed. The main race is on Sunday at 930am with registration also at the community center beginning at 8.

Motorists are reminded of increased pedestrian traffic during the run in Port Williams and Starr’s Point. The Port Williams event is one of 47 Terry Fox Run’s scheduled across Nova Scotia.


Terry’s Warm up

When: SATURDAY September 14th, 2019, 9:30 am

Registration is FREE for these events which feature timing services provided by Atlantic Chip Sport Timing. (That is NOT NORMAL…. That service is a great quality!!)

The events are: 3km, 5km and 7km, all starting at 9:30am.

WhereParking and the pre and post events will be held at the Port Williams Community Centre, 1045 Main Street, Port Williams.

BIB PICK UP will be held at the Port Williams Community Centre, 1045 Main Street, Port Williams.

The start and finish for the run/walk will be the Port Pub’s over Flow parking lot, 980 Terry’s Creek Rd, Port Williams.

Why you should come out? You are all invited to the Terry Fox Invitational warm up and celebration, on Saturday September 14th in Port Williams, Nova Scotia.  In preparation for the over 47 Terry Fox Run’s scheduled across Nova Scotia on the next day

Route information: We will have KM markers along the route and the turnarounds will have pylons and signage only. It will be an out and back course with many great scenic views along Starr’s Point Road.

All participants are reminded to respect the rules of the road as roads will remain open to cars and tractors; Please stay to the left of the road at all times, run/walk in single file and yield to oncoming traffic.

Where to sign up:


When: SUNDAY September 15th, 2019, 9:30 am        

Registration: 8 am

Event Start: 9:30 am

Event End: 1 pm

Event Location: Port Williams Community Centre, 1045 Main Street

Route is the 2km loop around High st, Belcher  and the 358 highway

Run, Walk, Bike

Route Distance: 2 KM, 5 KM, 10 KM and Other