Terry Fox’s legacy lives on at Wilket Creek Park

Maria Fong, 55, was diagnosed with lung cancer in August 2016. She later learned that it spread to the bone. She didn’t have any symptoms, but tests for a fractured vertebra revealed the diagnosis.

Her experiences with cancer, and the treatments she’s been undergoing to deal with it, convinced her to put on her walking shoes last Sunday and participate in the Terry Fox Run for the first time in her life.

“I feel blessed that I’m able to do this walk today,” she said.

Running on: Terry Fox continues to inspire

The 33d Terry Fox run took place around the world, including a smaller run at Cedarbrook Park in Scarborough. The run started at the park and continued up through Bendale and Thomspson Park, looping off the halfway point at Birkdale Park. Volunteers were there to set up a foolproof course, encourage runners, and even provided […]

Cancer survivors run to keep Terry Fox’s dream alive

The number three has a special meaning for Sandra Joyce. The three-time cancer survivor participated in her third consecutive run at the Toronto-Beaches Terry Fox Run on Sunday, which also marked the 30th anniversary of the event, inspired by Fox’s 1981 cross-Canada run to find a cure for cancer.