Participants take off from the Riverlodge at the Terry Fox Run on September 15.

Participants take off from the Riverlodge at the Terry Fox Run on September 15.

Terry Fox Run a big success in Kitimat

Forty-two people participated in this year's Terry Fox Run in Kitimat.

The head organizer for this year’s community Terry Fox Run says they raised $2,600 this year, well ahead of last year’s $1,200 total.

Christine Doherty-Maggs credits the 42 participants who came out to participate this year, which is up from the 28 participants last year.

Next year’s run is already scheduled for September 14, a Sunday.

The schools hold their own Terry Fox Run on September 26.