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MIKE DEAL / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS Trechelle Bunn founded the Reconciliation Run half marathon which will be take place Sept. 30 in recognition of Canada’s National Day of Truth and Reconciliation.

Winnipeg Free Press: Birdtail Sioux Dakota Nation woman preparing to host second Reconciliation Run half-marathon

September 12, 2023 — 

Tréchelle Bunn is an accomplished hockey player but it’s her off-ice leadership skills that really set her apart.

She will host the second annual Reconciliation Run half-marathon in Birtle on Saturday, Sept. 30, an event that recognizes the National Day of Truth and Reconciliation. The 23-year-old member of Birdtail Sioux Dakota Nation is the founder of the event, which attracted approximately 100 in-person participants in 2022.

This year’s run already has 156 registered entrants, and that number is expected to grow.

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