News from Kamloops

January 8, 2016

The 4th Annual Family Festival & Indoor GranFondo

Kamloops, B.C.- The 4th Annual Kamloops Family Festival and Indoor GranFondo will again be held on Family Day weekend, but this year it will be held on Monday, February 8th. Starting at 10:00 am, come out to enjoy an active day with the kids at the Tournament Capital Centre!

The Family Festival is free to attend, with activities going on all day. There will be a Pacific Sport KidZone with supervised activities such as XploreSportz, wheelchair basketball with the Kamloops Adaptive Sports Association, face painting, RiverCity Gymnastics Obstacle Course and Princess Party characters, a science centre with BIG Little Science Centre, community booths and more. Stay tuned for new booths this year! There will also be a toonie swim at the Canada Games Pool.

The Kamloops Indoor GranFondo is an epic indoor cycling event to benefit the MS Society of Canada. Participants can ride for up to 6 hours, and may bring their own bike and bike trainer (bicycle stand), or the City of Kamloops has a limited number of free bike trainers and spin bikes available. Participants of the Indoor GranFondo will be treated to exclusive swag, live entertainment, lunch, snacks, a Warm-Up Mixer event and a training plan from Fitness for Mortals.

Registration fees for the 2016 event are $50 and all proceeds go to the MS Society. Register at www.kamloopsgranfondo.ca. For more information and training motivation, visit the Indoor GranFondo Facebook page at www.facebook.com/KamloopsIndoorGranFondo.

For online fundraising questions contact Katrina Harding at katrina.harding@mssociety.ca or call the MS Society of Canada, Kamloops and Area Chapter office at 250-314-0773. For all event related inquiries please contact Alex de Chantal at Adechantal@kamloops.ca or call 250-828-3828.

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Media Contact:
Alex de Chantal, Community and Wellness Event Coordinator
City of Kamloops
250-828-3828
adechantal@kamloops.ca


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