Dan FERGUSON/Langley Times BIG BOUNCE: It was a very large basketball, but Trianne Fraser managed to get it airborne Sunday in Douglas Park as participants gathered for the Langley Walk. The weather for the 51st annual walk was warm and sunny.

Langley Walk draws 1,000

Good weather conditions for annual event at Douglas Park

The 51st annual Langley Walk drew at least 1,000 people to Douglas Park in Langley Sunday afternoon.

Weather conditions were ideal, sunny and warm.

The walk was jointly presented by Langley City Mayor Peter Fassbender and Langley Township Mayor Jack Froese, who acted as masters of ceremony.

Participants had the option of walking a five- or 10-kilometre route.

Everyone received a commemorative crest, and there were prizes for winners of specific categories:

Most Walkers Registered from an Elementary School; R.C. Garnett. Most Walkers Registered from an Middle/Secondary School; H.D. Stafford. Most Walkers registered from an Organization; Stepping Stone Community Services Society. Most Walkers registered in a family: Brink Bowley Page. Most Creatively Dressed Family; the Dubreuils for wearing tie-died shirts. The award for “Oldest Walker to Participate” went to an 84-year-old man.

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