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Icebreaker donates over $6,000 to KidSport Richmond

By Richmond Sentinel

Published 2:32 PDT, Tue September 12, 2023

Last Updated: 2:32 PDT, Tue September 12, 2023

The annual Steveston Icebreaker 8K and New Balance Kidsrun has opened up registration for the 2024 Icebreaker 8K run, which will take place on Jan. 14, 2024. As part of the annual event, the Icebreaker had a fundraising contest as well as a kids’ run with all proceeds going to KidSport Richmond. In 2022, the Icebreaker raised $6,134.74 that will help children and youth in Richmond try or play a sport in Richmond. 

“This is so awesome to be able to contribute to such a great cause. Sport can play a huge role in one’s life. KidSport is so important to our community and changes so many lives,” said Jared Hulme, race director. 

New Balance Richmond (please hyperlink store) has returned as the title sponsor. “Keep your eye out for some free community runs this fall with lots of giveaways,” said Hulme. After back-to-back sellouts, Richmond’s only race is one that can’t be missed. Registration can be done at, for the latest news and awesome giveaways follow them on social media at @Icebreaker8k. 

The Steveston Icebreaker road race is one of the major fundraiser for the Kajaks Track and Field Club. Kajaks has been serving the Richmond community for over 60 years and is one of the province’s biggest track clubs. Kajaks fall program registration is in full swing, with Cross Country and Track and Field programming options. 

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