Remembrance Race

| October 25, 2020

Maxime and 4 members of Courseulles Running completed the Remembrance Race this morning. Leaving the Juno Beach Centre in Courseulles, they ran through the towns of Bény-sur-Mer, Reviers, Basly, Colomby-Anguerny, Anisy, Villons-Les-Buissons, Buron, Authie, and arrived at the Ardenne Abbey in Saint-Germain-la-Blanche-Herbe. They ran 28 km, in the footsteps of Canadian liberators. 🏃🏃‍♂️

Thank you for their warm welcome to Mr Guérin, Mayor of Reviers, Mr Delalande, Mayor of Beny-sur-Mer, Mr De Bruyn, Mayor of Villons-Les-Buissons, Mr Gondouin, elected of Saint-Germain-la-Blanche-Herbe.

Thanks to Gérard Verdonk and Odile Pain, witnesses of the Landing for encouraging the runners. Their presence made this race even more meaningful.

Thank you to all those present for their support to the runners and through them to the museum including members of the Friends of the JBC, members of Courseulles Running, President of La Canadienne Race, members of the Authie running association…

Thanks to all of you, we raised 1 850€ on this Remembrance Race. Thank you to the town of Reviers and to the town of Villons-Les-Buissons for their donations on behalf of their towns and also to the individual donations of Mr. Delalande, Mayor of Beny, Mrs. Pain and all the participants who wished to make a gesture.

You can continue to support Juno Beach Centre through the Remembrance Race Online Donation

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