The fourth annual Eckville River Run took place on Sept. 28

By Kaylyn Whibbs

The event, hosted by the St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church, already has a tentative date set for 2019.

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This year’s River Run, which was held on Sat., Sept. 28, had the nicest weather in event history, making scaling the tire mountain obstacle even more enjoyable. Photo Submitted.
The course went along the riverbanks of the Medicine River and featured obstacles for everyone, including the junior river runners. Photo Submitted.
A great group of energetic participants went out to make their way through the obstacles, like the balance beam and trire crawl, enjoy the outdoors and spend time with family and friends. Photo Submitted.
The run also featured obstacles like a ball throw and runners got to enjoy them all as they made their way through course surrounded by the beautiful colours of autumn. Photo Submitted.
Next year’s Eckville River Run hosted by St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church has a tentative date of Sat., Sept. 28, 2019. Photo Submitted.

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