From St. John's to Port aux Basques
Something for radio hosts like No Names Please to bear in mind before flying off the handle the next time some charitable Canada-crossing event begins (or ends) in Halifax:
Running the Rock
May 31, 2008
Run the Rock is heading for Deer Lake today. The team of 15 sailors from HMCS St. John's are running across the province in support of the Children's Wish Foundation. The run got underway in Port Aux Basques on Thursday. This is the thirteenth year for Run the Rock and to date the teams have raised over $216 thousand for the foundation. The sailors left Corner Brook this morning and are expected to arrive in Deer Lake this evening. Tomorrow thy [sic] will head for Springdale. Run the Rock finishes in St. John's on June 7th.