Letter: Fun Run returns to Fête au Village

Legal – What are you doing on Saturday, July 23, at 8 a.m.? Not sure yet? How about taking a moment to breathe in the country air, enjoy the sights of picturesque Legal, and then sit down to a pancake breakfast served with genuine small town hospitality?

Join us for the 2nd annual Legal Fun Run, Walk or Ride, sponsored by ExamBank and the Running Room. The course starts and ends at the Fête au Village fair grounds at Citadelle Park, and participants may walk, ride, or run their way to the finish line on either a 3- or 5 kilometer loop. This event is organized with everyone in mind! The well groomed pathways are just as amenable to bicycles, strollers, and wheelchairs as they are to seasoned runners striving for a personal best. Legal’s great trail system winds through parks, across bridges, along a creek and around a naturalized pond.

Registration only costs $15 and includes a T-shirt (if you register before July 15), breakfast, a chance to win some draw prizes, and entrance to the Fête au Village for a jam-packed schedule of family-friendly events. Why not make a full day of it?

Register online http://www.events.runningroom.com/site/?raceId=6794 or by phone at: 780-961-2213

Saturday Fête au Village schedule (subject to change, more details to follow):

6:45 a.m. Gates Open
7:00 – 9:30 a.m. Pancake Breakfast
7:30 a.m. Legal Fun Run, Walk or Ride Warm-Up
8:00 a.m. Legal Fun Run, Walk or Ride
10:00 a.m. Baseball Tournament
10:30 a.m. Parade
11:30 – 1:30 p.m. Quarter Carnival & Face Painting
11:30 – 4:00 p.m. Bingo
11:30 – 1:00 a.m. Beer Gardens
12:00 – 4:00 p.m. Pony Rides
12:00 – 5:00 p.m. Air Games & Petting Zoo
12:00 – 5:00 p.m. Dunk Tank
12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Magic Show
2:30 p.m. Demolition Derby
5:30 p.m. Roast Beef Dinner
6:00 – 6:30 p.m. Fête au Village Awards
6:00 – 2:00 a.m. Entertainment
Dark – Fireworks

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