Whistler native Dana Luck will be braving the conditions on Halloween day as he runs from Squamish to Whistler to raise money for Zero Ceiling.
The 50-kilometre run from Squamish Valley Road to Cheakamus was something Luck had been planning to do for a couple years now, but after starting his charity Coast Cadence a few months ago, which delivers used running shoes and coats to Vancouver’s homeless population, he decided why not give this run a purpose too.
“I was looking for something to expand on the shoe part of homelessness and just basically through some Google searches I found [Zero Ceiling] and that they were in Whistler and heard good things about what they were doing,” said Luck. “The other big plus … is they do a lot of stuff with adventure sports with the youth they were working with, so it seemed like a really good fit for a run.”
Initially the run was supposed to be from Squamish all the way to Pemberton, but with the less-than-ideal weather expected all week and through Sunday, Luck decided to save that for another time.
A link where you can donate to Luck’s run can be found on the event’s Facebook page titled “Running to Fight Homelessness.”