|Description: A black and white photograph with white borders. Photograph of Mayor Hazel McCallion holding up a starter pistol in her right hand. In the background stand a group of men, women, and children preparing to run in a race. Hanging in the air above the racers is a large nylon banner that reads "City of Mississauga Start/Finish".|
The first ever Erin Mills Family Fun Run was held Sunday, September 16, 1979. It was organized by the Cadillac Fairview Corporation and the Mississauga Track and Field Club. The day featured various runs and events held at South Common Park. The event was also held during Mississauga Fitness Week. (Toronto Star. Sept 8 1979. Pg E13).