The Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games Torch Relay is coming to Peterborough on Thursday, June 4th—making a stop at Del Crary Park!
“We are happy to take part in the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games Torch Relay," says Peterborough Mayor Daryl Bennett in a release. "The torch relay represents an excellent opportunity to showcase the spirit of our city.”
The torch relay begins its 41-day journey when the Pan Am flame is lit during a traditional Aztec lighting ceremony at the Pyramid of the Sun in Teotihuacan, Mexico before landing in Canada on May 30th.
From Toronto, the flame heads to Thunder Bay on May 31st where it will visit the Terry Fox Monument before arriving in Nipigon, the most northern town on the Ontario leg of the journey. The torch relay will finish in Toronto on July 10th to light the cauldron at the Opening Ceremony in downtown Toronto, which signifies the start of the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games.