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Wounded Warrior Run BC

2021 BC Run dates: February 21 – 28, 2021

ABOUT THE RUN

To provide increased public awareness and financial support for Wounded Warriors Canada, the Wounded Warrior Run BC (WWRBC) was created. A team of dedicated runners will relay-run the length of Vancouver Island in just eight consecutive days, starting Sunday, February 21st, 2020 and finishing Sunday, February 28th, 2020. The journey will begin in Port Hardy and end in Victoria, covering more than 600 kms.

FAQS

Q. How do we get in touch with the team?
Q. Am I able to run with the team during the event?

A. If you are interested in applying for a position on the team or to join the team in a smaller portion of the run, please contact jacqueline@woundedwarriors.ca. Please note that this is not on open running event and strict timings are kept to ensure our stops are on time.

Q. How much of the funds donated go to communities on Vancouver Island?

A. 100% of the funds donated from Vancouver Island stay on Vancouver Island. In fact, any money donated on the island actually comes back 10 fold from the rest of Canada to provide life changing programs on the island.

THE TEAM

Jacqueline Zweng

Director

 

Matt Carlson

Head Runner

Born and raised in Victoria, British Columbia, Matt currently works for Personnel Support Programs with Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services. 

Rebecca Schillemat

Runner

I am a wife, mother and teacher. My husband is a military police corporal and we have two young girls.

 

Mike Bowen

Runner

Rotary Wing Engineer with the Canadian Coast Guard Helicopter Division since 2016. 

 

Daryl  Baswick

Runner

Is a member of the Victoria Police Department.  Much of his career has been spent in Major Crime, including the last 4 years investigating homicides on Vancouver Island.

Stephane Marcotte & Sarge

Support Team

Stéphane is a Submarine veteran who retired in December 2014 after spending 28 years in the Royal Canadian Navy.

Susan Marcotte

Support Team

Samson Haire

Runner

My name is Samson Haire and I work as a Constable for the Victoria Police Department. I love running. 

Ashley Duncan

Runner

Ashley is a CRD Fire Communications Operator. She has been a long distance runner since 2015.

Christopher Loran

Media Relations & Part-time Runner

Chris first joined the team 3 years ago as a runner and media representative from 100.3

John Penner

Photographer

John is a 32 year veteran of the Royal Canadian Navy and professional photographer.

Maria Marciano

Runner

Maria Marciano is a five year veteran with the RCMP in Port Alberni.

Lori Timpson

Runner

Aggie Pringle

Medic

Mark Blachuras

Runner

Sarge

Support Team

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