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Walleye Warrior 24 Hour Icefishing Marathon

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As the Walleye Warrior Marathon celebrates its 5th anniversary, we would like to thank you for your support. It is because of the support of our fishing community we have been able to donate over $60,000.00 to cancer care and research. We are happy to announce that this year we have joined forces with the Never Alone Foundation, the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and the City of Selkirk. This partnership and the change of location will allow us to expand this very unique event and we hope we can count on your continued support. The Walleye warrrior 24 Hour Marathon in support of the Never Alone Foundation will take place in Selkirk, Manitoba on February 21st and February 22nd, 2009.

The event will host a variety of activities that will appeal to anglers of any experience level. There will be a daytime fishing derby starting at 9:00am where anglers, whether they be first timers or pros can try their hand at landing the big one! For the families wishing to take part there will be a Family Mini-Marathon and Kidzone from 1:00-4:00pm with special crafts and prizes and visits from various mascots. For those participants who are more adventurous, the 24 Hour Marathon will take place in our large heated tent where participants will continue to fish overnight. Breakfast and prize awards for the marathon will take place on Sunday morning complete the event. On Saturday evening all those attending are welcome to take part in a dinner and special memorial for Brian Leclair and other friends and family who have lost their battle with cancer.

All participants who sign up for our Early Bird registration can pre- register by sending a $50.00 pledge on or before January 23, 2009 to be entered to win the following great prizes:

o Two night stay at South Beach Casino and Resort

o A Never Alone Merchandise package which will include a Never Alone jacket, golf shirt, t-shirt and hat.

o A Super Fan Package for the exhibition Bomber home game.

The Early Bird prize draw will take place on February 22nd, 2009.

For your convenience you can now register by either by phone (204-784-2583 ext. 588), fax (204-783-5222), or by mailing in a cheque addressed to the Never Alone Foundation. Credit card pledges/payments can be made by using MasterCard, Visa or American Express.

Registrations can also be downloaded from our HSOforum at

We also have some great new rewards for pledge earners including:

o Limited Edition Walleye warrrior Ball caps for the first on site Registrants with a minimum $200.00 pledge collection.

o Choice of Limited Edition Collector’s Walleye warrrior Spoon or ball cap for the first on site registrants with a minimum $300.00 pledge collection.

o Limited Edition Walleye warrrior Ball Cap and Spoon for the first on site registrants with minimum $500.00 pledge collection.

o A Never Alone Jacket for first on site registrants with minimum $1,000.00 pledge collection.


o Tremendous Fishing Prize Package for the top Pledge Collection.

For those that wish to, we welcome you to drop off your pledges at the Blue Bomber Office the week of February 16th to also be eligible for prizes.

We hope that we can count on your involvement again this year. Additional pledge forms can be obtained if necessary through the Blue Bomber Office.

With your assistance we can not only make this event an overwhelming success, we can pay tribute to our fallen anglers and raise the necessary funds to improve the lives of those who’s lives have been affected by the disease.

We thank you in advance for your support.

Please pm me for further information.

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Prizes include a Alumacraft/Suzuki boat package.....proceeds to Never Alone Foundation in support of Cancercare Manitoba.

Registrations accepted at the site.

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