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Dieppe, NB: Registration opens today as the Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc International Airport (YQM) announces it will be hosting its runway run on Sunday, September 10th. The goal is to walk or run 5 kilometres in order to raise money and awareness for the United Way. Organized in partnership with the Running Room, registration will start today, May 18th, and can be done via their website at or by dropping by their store on Main Street in Moncton. Everyone is invited out to the airport for the festivities and to cheer on the runners when they take off at 8 a.m.

‘Lace up your sneakers and come join the fun as our goal is to have a sold out race with over 250 participants in order to help our local community by contributing all proceeds to the United Way. A big thank you goes out to our event sponsor, Porter Airlines, for contributing a pair of tickets for a draw for participants in the event, says YQM President and CEO Bernard LeBlanc’.

Event Details: Runway Run/Walk – 5K

Date: Sunday, September 10, 2017

Race Start: 8 a.m.

Location: 1635 Champlain Street (building between old terminal building and Moncton Flight College)

Registration Fees: $35.00 (adult) and $15.00 (youth)

Fees include: hat, medal and post-race refreshments

To register: or fill out a form at the Running Room store (300 Main Street)

All proceeds go to: United Way of Greater Moncton & Southeastern New Brunswick

Prize: Everyone who registers will be eligible to win a trip for 2 anywhere Porter flies (some restrictions apply and must be 18 years of age)


About Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc International Airport (YQM)

YQM is a progressive airport and the leading airport in the central Maritimes. 24/7/365 – everyone associated with the airport strives to provide superior air service to passengers travelling all over the world and to the global cargo industry -safe, convenient, efficient, bilingual and businesslike. 

YQM also strives to maximize its contribution to local and regional economic and community development – it currently drives over $665 million of economic activity annually, making it one of the top private-sector economic contributors to New Brunswick’s economy.

Your economy. Your airport.

For more information:
Julie Pondant, Corporate Communications Specialist
506-856-5459 or 506-962-2830