From the Campbell River Mirror:

Local obstetrian-gynecologist Dr. Kirsten Duckitt is running a fundraiser to mark her upcoming retirement from an 11-year career in Campbell River, over which she delivered more than 800 babies.

Duckitt has started ‘Running into Retirement,’ a fundraiser for which she will be complete five races — ranging from a one-mile run to a full marathon — before the end of September, as part of the Royal Victoria Marathon Flush Virtual Run Series. She will be raising money for three health charities: Campbell River Hospital Foundation, Victoria Hospitals Foundation and the Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island.

She is launching the fundraiser not only to direct parting recognition from patients and colleagues to these causes, but also to stay active.

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