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Olympic Torch Relay Routes

The Medicine Hat Community Celebration Committee is finalizing plans with the Vancouver Organizing Committee preparing for the arrival of the Olympic Torch.

The Torch Relay route for Medicine Hat on Saturday, January 16th begins at 16th Street S.W. at approximately 6:00 pm and arrives at the Saamis Teepee Site at 7:00 pm. An outstanding celebration will be held at this site from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm with Terri Clark being the featured entertainer.

The Torch Relay Route for Medicine Hat on Sunday, January 17th, begins at the Cypress Centre at 7:30 am and reaches the outskirts of Medicine Hat on the Trans-Canada Highway at approximately 8:47 am.

Olympic Torch Relay Routes #1 Olympic Torch Relay Routes #2

For further information please contact:
The Chair of the Medicine Hat Celebration Committee, Jeremy Thompson at 403-581-8098 or Project Manager, Frank Merkl at 403-502-8599.

User Comments

2 Responses to “Olympic Torch Relay Routes”

  1. January 5th, 2010 at 10:55 PM

    Sean says:

    I’m pretty excited to see this happen. A friend of mine that lives in Nova Scotia got to carry it as it was passing through the province.

  2. January 15th, 2010 at 9:52 AM

    Vaughn says:

    Update for road closures:

    Residents are advised that temporary closures will take place Saturday January 16 during the Olympic Torch Relay celebrations.

    Gehring Road to the Saamis Tepee site will be closed from noon to 9 p.m. Also, the east bound lane of the Transcanada Highway from 16 Street to South Ridge Drive will be closed from 6:30 to 6:45 p.m.

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