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This Saturday presents on opportunity to help raise funds for KidSport Greater Victoria at the Christie-Phoenix Insurance Victoria Run Series. The series will be hosting track meet number three of their seven event running series at the University of Victoria’s Centennial Stadium.
Donations are welcome and for each day-of-race entry, which are $20 each, $5 will go directly to KidSport.
KidSport assists kids who face financial barriers to register for sports. They consider each $400 of value, a year of sport registration fees.
The series is available for runners of all abilities and offers separate community races and elite competition.
This Saturday the series is hosting distances of 800-metres, 1500-metres and 3,000-metres for open runners, while the elites will have the opportunity to run the mile (1609m).
Registration in advance is $15 online, while the fee is $20 at the door.
The first race starts at 6:30 PM, registration at the event starts at 5:30 PM.