Its 13 years and counting for Sudbury’s largest running event and the Sudbury Rocks!! Race, Run or Walk for Diabetes returns May 13th.

Since the event began over 600 thousand dollars has been raised for Diabetes Canada.

David McKillop with Diabetes Canada says over 11 million people in Canada have diabetes and the numbers in the north are between 7 and 17 per cent of the population.

McKillop says they expect more children to take part this year with establishment of the Kids’ Run Club in Sudbury, which has 60 members.

The event features the full marathon all the way down to the free children’s 1K fun run.

It will be held Mother’s Day, May 13th, for more info head to