Race Giving

Race: Kathy’s Run for Pancreatic Cancer Canada
Edmonton $37,467.00
Calgary $33,769.00
Total donations and pledges $71,236.00

Now in its seventh year, Kathy’s Run has raised over $750,000 towards pancreatic cancer research and hosted thousands of runners in Edmonton and Calgary. Wearing their best purple outfits, participants take part in a 5K, 10K or 21.1K, challenging themselves and raising awareness. Receiving less than 2% of government funding, pancreatic cancer is set to be the second deadliest cancer in North America by 2020. Continue reading “Race Giving”

Baldish Toor / Whitby, ON

by Annie Tiffin

Baldish Toor started with the Whitby Running Room in 1999, joining the Learn to Run program primarily to impress a runner she had her eye on dating. She fell in love with him, and after tackling the impossible task and unbearable pain of one minute of running, she fell in love with running. She still detests the first few kilometres of every run, but once she settles in, she can keep putting one foot in front of the other for, as it turns out, a very long time. Continue reading “Baldish Toor / Whitby, ON”