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‘TransRockies Quest 888’ in support of Right To Play.

Calgary, Alberta – Martin Parnell launches TransRockies Quest 888 and aims to raise $25,000 in support of Right To Play while participating in all seven 2013 TransRockies Events covering 888km.

Nov. 15, 2012 - PRLog -- "TransRockies Quest 888" is the eighth event in Martin Parnell's “Quests for Kids” series of fundraising challenges. Martin began his quests with “Marathon Quest 250” on January 1, 2010. His aim was to run 250 marathons in one year and raise $250,000 for Right To Play. Running five marathons a week, Martin completed his quest on December 31, 2010 and raised $320,000.

TransRockies Quest 888 will see Martin partner with TransRockies Events and complete all seven 2013 events beginning in June of 2013 and ending in September.  The events will include cycling, running and mountain biking and cover approximately 888km.  Martin is striving to raise awareness and at least $25,000 in support of Right To Play. All funds raised matched x 3 by Right To Play partners.

The events:

The North Face Rundle’s Revenge (http://www.rundlesrevenge.com):
100km mtn. bike, 50km trail run.

June 22nd and 23rd, 2013. Canmore, Alberta

Powderface42 (http://www.powderface42.com):
42.2km trail run.

July 6th, 2013. Kananaskis, AB

Gran Fondo Highwood Pass (http://www.granfondohighwoodpass.com):
147km road cycling.
July 13th, 2013.

Longview, AB to Stoney Nakoda Resort, Morley, AB

TransRockies Challenge (http://www.transrockies.com/trc):
324km mtn. bike.

July 27th to August 2nd, 2013. Fernie, BC and Kananaskis, AB

TransRockies Run (http://transrockies-run.com):
185km trail run.

August 13th to 18th, 2013.
Buena Vista to Beaver Creek, CO

Rotary Music and Motion (http://www.rotarymusicandmotion.com) – Run at the Ranch:
21.1km run.
Date: TBD.

Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park, AB

Canadian Rockies Heli Run (http://www.helirun.com):
19km run.
Date: TBD
Cline River, AB

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Martin Parnell:

Marathon Quest 250

Email: mjparnell@shaw.ca

Right To Play

Ashton Lawrence, Athlete and Media Relations

Phone:  416-203-0190 x333    
Email:  alawrence@righttoplay.com

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