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Vertical Slam pushed to September

This year's Vertical Slam will be postponed until September 11.
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The true virtual Vertical Slam experience — a group of friends completed their Vertical Slam run in Comox, B.C., on June 12, 2020.

The Vertical Slam Society still plans on holding its signature run this year, but it won't be on June 5, as originally scheduled. Instead, they will try a live event on September 11. 

In a Facebook post, the organizers said they could have went with the virtual option in June, but following a meeting and a public poll, decided to wait a little longer in hopes of having an in-person event like normal.

The 2020 Vertical Slam was a virtual run, and raised $22,000 for School District 60's Hot Meals Program. If an in-person event isn't an option for September, the Society said a virtual option is still a go. 

Vertical Slam has scheduled the Halloween Forest Fun run for October 30, at Fish Creek Community Forest.


Email sports reporter Dillon Giancola at sports@ahnfsj.ca