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Run for the Cure 2010

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The CIBC Run for the Cure is coming up Sunday, October 3rd. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr What The CIBC Run for the Cure, benefiting the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation When Sunday, October 3rd at 9:00am (opening ceremonies) Where Concord Pacific Place, Vancouver How Register in advance for the 5km run, walk or 1km […]

Terry Fox Run Locations for 2010

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It’s been 30 years since Terry Fox’s Marathon of Hope changed Canada, and the world, forever. Terry Fox feature on ESPN a few years ago In 1976 a boy living in Port Coquitlam, BC was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a form of cancer that develops near the knee. His leg would be amputated and he would […]

LACE Campaign’s Laughing it Off for the Underwear Affair

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The BC Cancer Foundation’s Underwear Affair takes place July 11th as individuals and teams get ready to strip down for the cause. One team comprised of women is hosting a fundraiser to support their overall group efforts for the run. Team LACE Up, a part of the LACE campaign (Live Aware, Create Empowerment) has a […]

Vancouver Sun Run 2010: Road Closures & Race Info

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The Vancouver Sun Run, one of the world’s largest 10km road races, rolls through town this Sunday. A springtime staple in Vancouver since 1985 this fun run welcomes competitive runners, wheelchair racers, joggers, and walkers. They also host the Shaw 2.5km mini Sun Run. Photo credit: BigA888 on Flickr Run Details If you have signed […]

Fun Run Roundup for Spring/Summer 2010

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When composing my May 2010 Events post I realized that I missed mentioning several fun runs or fundraising walks happening around town. This has led me to put together my 2nd annual Fun Run Roundup for the summer season. Photo credit: TheLastMinute on Flickr / http://www.PhotographyIcon.com May 2010 BMO Vancouver Marathon: Happening the first Sunday […]