Skeena River Relay to challenge runners

Relay filled up and runners ready to go

All 30 teams have now registered for the 16th Annual Skeena River Relay, set to take place on Saturday, June 3. Those still looking to be involved can contact race organizers at

The five to 10 person relay gets North-Coasters out and running along Highway 16 between Prince Rupert and Terrace, beginning at the Lester Centre and finishing at Canadian Tire in Terrace.

Some colourful team names this year include Prances with Wolves, Give’er on the River, Rupert Relics, Beaver Fever and Calf Muscle Models.

An awards gathering is scheduled for the Terrace Curling Rink on June 3 at 6:30 p.m. Dinner is included for all relay participants.