Canada

38th annual Terry Fox Run takes over Fort Calgary

About 1,000 people took to Fort Calgary for 38th annual Terry Fox Run on Sunday — a first, after being held at the Telus Spark science centre for three years.

“We thought it was a nice change to get access to these great pathways along the Bow River,” said James McCreath, co-chair of the Calgary Terry Fox Run.

Each year, Terry Fox Runs are held in more than 9,000 communities across the country to raise money for cancer research.

In 1980, Terry Fox ran his Marathon of Hope on an artificial leg for 143 days covering 5,373 kilometres from St. John’s, N.L., to Thunder Bay, Ont. After Fox died the following year — just shy of his 23rd birthday — the inaugural Terry Fox Run was held.

Calgary participants could decide between 1 km, 5 km or 10 km routes at whatever pace they chose.

Organizers said they expect to exceed last year’s fundraising total of $140,000.

Donations can still be made online.

Football news:

Havertz told Bayer that he wanted to leave. Chelsea is ready to pay 70+30 million euros for it
Spartak-Lokomotiv: who will win?
Raphael Leau on the victory over Juve: All the Milan players fought for every ball
Griezmann will remain at Barcelona for the next season
Cristiano on the defeat by Milan: Keep your head up and keep working!
This is the best Milan in years: superkambekom with Juve (3 goals in 5 minutes!) saved the intrigue in Serie A
Zlatan Ibrahimovic: I am the President, player and coach! If I had been in Milan since the start of the season, we would have taken the scudetto