Marie Metcalfe is one of the original founders of the Terry Fox Run on Ward’s Island. She has been involved in the organization for 21 years, since 1998. Metcalfe spoke to the Toronto Observer’s Michael…
The local run was founded by Hill’s aunts, Jennifer and Marie Metcalfe, the twin sister and the older sister of his mother. They launched the run in her honour in 1998, and Hill took over in 2009.
According to Marie Metcalfe, her late sister was an inspiration.
“She used to be the one who organized the school Terry Fox Run,” Marie said. “A number of us, my friend Judy Frosch and I, decided we wanted to host the Island run in her honour.