Meaghan Richens/NNSL photo. Manon Dumas became a Jedi master for this year's Star Wars-themed Gumboot Rally.
The 27th Annual Gumboot Rally kicked off in the YK1 parking lot on Saturday morning.
The event is a major fundraiser for the Yellowknife Association for Community Living (YKACL), which supports people with disabilities and their families.
This year’s Star Wars-themed rally saw 13 teams and 65 people compete in various Gumboot games of skill with over $16,500 raised for the YKACL.
Denise Anderson earned the award for top fundraiser, Christine MacDonald earned second place for raising the second-highest total and Beyond a Reasonable Gumboot earned top team honours for raising the most funds.
Meaghan Richens is from Ottawa, Ont., and grew up in Perth. She moved to Yellowknife in May 2018 after completing her bachelor’s degree in journalism at Carleton University. She writes about politics,...
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