Governor General to deliver remarks at the 2022 Canada Army Run

November 4, 2022

OTTAWA, Ontario—Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General and Commander-in-Chief of Canada, will deliver remarks at the opening ceremony of the 2022 Canada Army Run.

The Governor General will also have an opportunity to meet with members of Soldier On and cheer on participants at the starting line.

Date: Sunday, November 6, 2022
Time: 8:20 a.m. EST
Location: Canada Army Run Start Stage (corner of Laurier and Elgin)

Notes for media:

  • Official photos will be made available upon request.
  • Media passes are required to gain access to certain areas, including the start and finish lines. Media interested in covering this event should contact

About the Army Run
Celebrating its 15th anniversary, the Canada Army Run is a unique event in which Canadians can run or walk with members of the Canadian Armed Forces in 5- or 10‑kilometre events. Fundraising proceeds go to Support Our Troops and Soldier On.

The theme of the 2022 Canada Army Run recognizes the 75th anniversary of the establishment of the Canadian Rangers, highlighting the past and present contributions made by Canadian Rangers in Canada’s remote, coastal and isolated areas.

Find more information about the Canada Army Run.

Media information:
Rideau Hall Press Office

Lt John Byrtus
Directorate Army Public Affairs

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