HELISET HALE 2017
HELISET HALE 2017 - A relay run for suicide prevention across Vancouver Island
Sept 10th – 24nd, 2017
HELISET HALE was first held in 2013, as runners completed a run along Vancouver Island. It was a means of raising awareness of Suicide Prevention and Mental Health and Wellness.
It has now become an annual relay which will happen every September along Vancouver Island. HELISET HALE's name originates from the SENCOTEN Coast Salish language. Directly translated HELI means “Life” HELISET means “let life survive within you” and HALE means your speaking to a group of people. More easily translated into English is “Awaken life within”
Join the HELISET HALE Relay team on their 3nd journey along the island Sept 10th-24th 2017. The team will be visiting First Nation communities and schools to share their personal stories and presentation.
HELISET HALE is now accepting applications for September 2017 for the following positions: Runners, Drivers, Cooks, Media/PR, and Road Crew.
Requirements and Commitment for Runners:
• 19+ years or High School Graduate
• First Nation, Inuit, and or Metis Ancestry
• Physically fit and Excellent over Health (capable of running 15km a day minimum)
DEADLINE for applications: Friday April 15th, 2017
Please download the application below.