Walk to Make Cystic Fibrosis History moves online

Participants to complete challenges at home

Charlie and Kim Wood take part in the 2019 Walk to Make Cystic Fibrosis History in Campbell River. Photo supplied.

This year’s Walk to Make Cystic Fibrosis History will be moving online, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Moving to an online format will allow people from all over Canada to take part in the event. It will still be held on Sunday, May 31, but people will be allowed to participate in their own time and their own way.

“You could sing, dance, wash the floor, write a tune, kick a ball, skip – pretty much anything you want – just set a challenge and raise funds,” said a press release from the event organizers.

Participants can sign up online, after which they can invite their friends and family members to donate to the cause. Then on or before May 31, participants will complete their challenge, whatever it is, and share either video or photos online to show their supporters what they’re doing.

More information and the sign up form is at https://www.cysticfibrosis.ca/walk/2020/get-involved/virtual-challenge-how-to-guide.

RELATED: Brind’Amour/Nugent-Hopkins Cystic Fibrosis Golf Classic, Dinner and Auction cancelled

Cystic Fibrosis Walk Sunday in Campbell River


Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter


Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Woman injured during rollover on Hwy. 28

Incident took place Saturday evening near Strathcona Lodge

Demonstators voice displeasure over mask-use in Campbell River

Sunday afternoon event has held by Hugs Over Masks Nation

Tidemark Theatre and Chamber of Commerce join forces to launch two new TV shows

Show will explore the arts, community, culture and local industry through conversation

Campbell River Storm set to face Comox Valley in season opener

Fan attendance remains a question mark, but broadcast gets boost

VIDEO: Save Wild Salmon demonstrators march in Campbell River

March to put pressure on federal government to fulfill Cohen report recommendations

QUIZ: Do you know what’s on TV?

Fall is normally the time when new television shows are released

Canadian ski resorts wrestle with pandemic-vs.-profit dilemma as COVID-19 persists

Few are actually restricting the total number of skiers they allow on the hill

Victoria-area RCMP locate high-risk sex offender thanks to help of taxi cab driver

Scott Jones wanted on a Canada-wide warrant, ‘a risk to women and girls,’ police say

Is it time to start thinking about greener ways to package cannabis?

Packaging suppliers are still figuring eco-friendly and affordable packaging options that fit the mandates of Cannabis Regulations

Join Black Press Media and Do Some Good

Pay it Forward program supports local businesses in their community giving

A (virtual) walk around the world by 88-year-old B.C. man

George Doi says it’s simple: ‘I like walking’

End of CERB means uncertainty for some, new system for others

As of a week ago, the CERB had paid out $79.3 billion to 8.8 million people

Horgan, Wilkinson trade barbs over MSP premiums, health care at campaign stops

Horgan called a snap election for Oct. 24 earlier this week

Most Read