Friends + exercise + fresh air = AMA Youth Run Club: 2nd annual Live Active Community Fun Run

Alberta Doctors' Digest

January 16, 2019

Vanda Killeen (AMA Public Affairs): Alberta Doctors’ Digest

Close to 50 Edmonton and area elementary school children, parents, siblings, coaches and teachers came out on October 20 for the second annual Live Active Community Fun Run. The run was hosted by the AMA Youth Run Club (YRC) in Hawrelak Park.

Dr. Padraic Carr, AMA Past President and dedicated champion of the YRC, joined Ever Active Schools’ Director Brian Torrance in extending greetings to the participants and respectfully acknowledging their presence on Treaty 6 territory.

Along with YRC partners the AMA and Ever Active Schools, the run was supported by YRC sponsors Alberta Blue Cross, MD Financial Management, JumpStart and Fast Trax Run & Ski, and event sponsor the City of Edmonton.

The AMA advances patient-centered, quality care by advocating for and supporting physician leadership and wellness.