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December 2014 – 5km Polar Dash – Jan 17th!

Start the new year off on the right foot!  Join the entire SchoolBOX community for a 5km run/2.5km walk around the Westboro area in Ottawa. SchoolBOX Ambassador Joe Rios, travelled to Nicaragua in 2010 and helped build the Ruben Dario School in Leon. He absolutely fell in love with Nicaragua and their people. Since his travels to Nicaragua, Joe has made huge changes in his life. He has incorporated fitness and philanthropy into his day to day life and aims to give back to those less fortunate.

Joe’s goal is to run marathons on all 7 continents and raise funds and awareness for charities along the way.  Joe’s 5km Polar Dash for SchoolBOX will prove to be the perfect training before he runs an ultra marathon in Antarctica in February.

Polar Dash Details:
5km fun fun or 2.5km family walk in support of SchoolBOX and Joe’s Polar Dash
Date: Saturday, January 17, 2015 from 9am until 12pm (Registration at 8:30am)
Location: Registration and start at Lululemon Athletica – Westboro – 340 Richrmond Road, Ottawa
After party – Equator Coffee Roasters – Westboro
Cost to register: $20 per person – includes a donation of 2 educational packages to SchoolBOX, race fees and special goodies!

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For more information, go to www.schoolbox.ca/polar