The Wounded Warrior Run BC announced it has postponed its eight-day marathon due to provincial health orders on travel.

The marathon, which begins in Port Hardy and ends in downtown Victoria, was scheduled to go ahead on Sunday, February 21st to Sunday, February 28th.

The has been rescheduled to April 11th to the 18th in the hopes that provincial health orders will permit non-essential travel.

Dr. Bonnie Henry has accepted the invitation to join the team for the final leg of the journey through downtown Victoria and speak at the finale if the team is able to go ahead.

“It is disappointing to postpone the run, but we know that the mission doesn’t change. We are still working every day to raise funds for our Veterans, First Responders and their families to access life changing programs through Wounded Warriors Canada.” said Jacqueline Zweng the director for the Wounded Warrior.

Wounded Warriors Canada is a national mental health charity whose mission is to honour and support Canada’s ill and injured Canadian Armed Forces members, Veterans, First Responders and their families.

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