The Relay will recreate the original route of Rick's Man In Motion World Tour, however, select communities outside of the Relay route will be able to participate by becoming 25th Anniversary Celebration Communities. These communities will create local events and celebrations to recognize local heroes in the community who are making a difference in the lives of others. The local municipalities will select the individuals to recognize, and the Rick Hansen Medal will be passed on to these difference makers as part of its cross- Canada journey.
The 25th Anniversary Relay team hopes to visit to a range of locations within your community offering an intimate, participatory, educational and engaging experience of the Rick Hansen story, the 25th Anniversary Relay and the inspiration that stems from it. Our goal is to unite your community and to celebrate and showcase your local Difference Makers.
At this time, Rick Hansen is tentatively scheduled to attend the events at your Community Celebration Day. We will provide continual updates in regards to confirmation of these plans
Communities and tentatively scheduled dates include:
Iqaluit, NU (September 26, 2011)
Yellowknife, NT (January 23, 2012)
Whitehorse, YT (March 11, 2012)
Fort St. John, BC (March 21, 2012)
Victoria, BC (May 1, 2012)