This May, we’re inviting you to a one-of-a-kind, 2-in-1 family friendly event that you won’t want to miss.

When you bring your kids out to the annual Touch a Truck event, you’ll also have the opportunity to register for the first ever Victoria Buzz 1K Family Fun Run!

Victoria Buzz 1K Family Fun Run

This year, we’re partnering up with Touch a Truck and BC Children’s Hospital to bring you a 1K run at the event – keeping it short and sweet so that everyone can take part!

Besides offering a healthy, family-friendly contest, the fun run is aimed at raising funds for the BC Children’s Hospital.

You’ll also have the opportunity to win amazing prizes when you register for the run! Plus, once you raise $100, you’ll automatically win a free Touch A Truck t-shirt, and additional entries to win prizes for every consequent $100 raised.

Make sure to register for the run!

What is Touch a Truck?

This annual fundraising event is organized by Team 4 Hope (an organization that raises funds and awareness about paediatric cancer, particularly Neuroblastoma), and gives local kids the opportunity to get behind the wheels of all kinds of trucks – firetrucks, ambulances, dump trucks, you name it!

Sponsored by Island Savings and Fairway Market, the popular event also features a BBQ, face painting, a bouncy castle, and other fun family events.

All funds raised from ticket sales will be donated to paediatric oncology research at the BC Children’s Hospital.

Mark your calendars

The Victoria Buzz 1K Fun Run and Team 4 Hope’s Touch a Truck will take place on Sunday, May 27th at the Panorama Recreation Centre. Here’s the event day schedule:

  • 11:00 a.m. – Touch a Truck gates open & activities begin
  • 12:45 p.m. – Runners and walkers gather at the start line
  • 1:00 p.m. – Victoria Buzz 1K Family Fun Run Starts!
  • 1:30 p.m. –  Prizes in Coast Capital Savings Finish Line Lounge
  • 3:00 p.m. – Event concludes

How to register

To participate in the Victoria Buzz 1K Fun Run, you’ll need to register by clicking here, and also purchase tickets to Team 4 Hope’s Touch a Truck event.

Family tickets are available in advance online now. They cost $16, and cover admission for up to 2 adults and their children. Click here to purchase.

Tickets can also be purchased at the door on the day of the event – $20 for a family ticket, and $10 for individuals.

First Annual Victoria Buzz 1K Family Fun Run at Touch a Truck

  • When: Sunday, May 27th, 11 AM – 3 PM
  • Where: Panorama Recreation Centre, 1885 Forest Park Dr
  • Admission: See ‘How to register’ above.

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