A FUN RUN AFTER DARK…
The annual sight night Edmonton fun run and walk is back this Fall and registration is officially open. We have some big changes in store for the upcoming event!
Raising funds and awareness for the Alberta Sports and Recreation Association for the Blind (ASRAB), sight night, presented by Flaman Fitness, is more than just another run. It is a vision-optional event. Runners who are visually impaired share the path with sighted runners. The after-dark timing makes it a more even playing field!
Dates: Saturday, October 28th
Cost: $45 for adults and $20 for youth. Kids 12 and under are free
Time: 6:00 pm
Location: Rundle Park
Register NOW for sight night Edmonton 2017!
sight night Edmonton 2017 is set to take place on Saturday, October 28th! Please join us once again in lighting up the night along the river valley for the Seventh Annual Edmonton sight night, presented by Flaman Fitness! This year’s event offers a 2.5K walk or 5K and 10K chipped run; where sighted and visually impaired participants will light up the night together with their “sight night lights” and enthusiasm as they raise awareness, support and funding for Alberta’s visually impaired athletes.
Registration is now open! Register here! Each participant will receive a high quality headlamp (“sight night light”) or sight night gloves … your choice!
New for 2017 – Halloween Theme! Bring your family out and trick of treat as you walk or run the race. We will have lots of Halloween treats, glow in the dark lights and a costume contest for the kids!
We are pleased to introduce the
sight night 2017 Honorary Chair –
Carrie Anton is a gold medalist from the Sydney 2000 Paralympic Summer Games in the sport of Goalball and an Edmonton Sports Hall of Fame inductee for accomplishment in sport. She continually promotes equity as a coach, a volunteer, and an athlete in a variety of sports. Recreationally, she is involved in goalball, blind ice hockey, tennis, soccer, tandem cycling, dragon boating, skiing and more. She enjoys her role in the community on various boards such as the Edmonton Sport Council and ASRAB. Professionally, Carrie has over 25 years experience as an assistive technology and accessibility specialist. She has been with Athabasca University since December 2007. Her passion lies in ensuring accessibility and she works on projects that advance and enhance quality experiences for people with disabilities in employment, education, sport and life.
Meet our youth co-chair, Steve Kiema!
This year Steve will help us start the race by announcing the office 1-2-3 GO!
Steve is a long time member of ASRAB and brings a lot of energy, enthusiasm and spirit wherever he goes. You’ll hear him cheering you on at the race!
Together, let’s make sight night 2017 a shining success!