TerryFoxRun in SAPPORO-2018-

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DATE  October 14th Sunday  Registration 9:00~  Run start 10:00~

About TerryFoxRun in SAPPORO

Terry Fox’s “Marathon of Hope” across Canada started in 1980.  His inspiring story has since spread around the world with charity runs held each year in honour of his courageous fight against cancer. All proceeds and goodwill contributions will be donated to the Terry Fox Foundation for cancer research.

Terry Fox History

Terry Fox was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He later went to highschool in Port Coquitlam, B.C. and Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, B.C., which is close to Vancouver. Terry was an athlete. He wasn’t particularly gifted, but through mental toughness, sheer guts and hard work he transformed himself into a formidable athlete in basketball, soccer, rugby and cross-country running.

In university, Terry’s world was shattered when a pain in his knee was diagnosed as cancer. Terry’s leg was amputated and the cancer seemed to have been caught in time. It was during his stay in the cancer clinic that he got the idea for running across Canada. His feeling after seeing so much pain and suffering in the hospital was, “Somewhere, the hurting must stop.”He felt an urge to do something since he had  been given a second chance.

After 15 months of training with his new artificial leg, Terry began his Marathon of Hope on April 12, 1980 in Newfoundland, on the east coast of Canada. While only halfway into his run, after averaging a full marathon a day,  Terry was struck with tragedy a second time -- the cancer had spread from his leg to his lungs and he became too weak to finish his run. On June 28, 1981 Terry Fox died. While his run was over, his Marathon of Hope would continue on as the annual Terry Fox Run and raise millions and millions of dollars for cancer research in numerous countries around the world. Come and run with us in memory of Terry Fox and his quest to eradicate cancer.

 

Want to learn more about Terry Fox? Visit The Terry Fox Foundation Official Website.

 

TerryFoxRun-in-SAPPORO Charity T-shirts 2018 ver.

TerryFoxRUN-in-SAPPORO charity T-shirts will be available for 3000 yen at the event.

A second T-shirt can be purchased for 2,000 yen.

All proceeds will be donated to cancer research.

Stock is limited so please order in advance .

If you want to get Charity T-shirts on run day. Please register in advance.

We will prepare T-shirts for participants who register on run day .But stock is limited.

※The above image was designed for TerryFoxRun-in-SAPPORO 2018. 

 

Event Information

Date

October 14th, 2018 (SUN)

 

Schedule

9:00Registration 
9:30Opening Ceremony
10:00Run Start
11:30Raffle Drawing
11:45Closing Ceremony

 

Location

Horohirabashi, Toyohira Riverside Trail

 

 Run Distance Options

1,000m / 3km / 5km / 10km

 

Participation Fee

The Run is FREE, but we kindly ask for donations in the amount of your choice

 

Qualifications

Anyone in good health. Wheelchairs and strollers are welcome.

 

Organizer

Terry Fox Run in Sapporo Committee

 

Supporters

Saku. AC

Terry Fox Foundation

Hokkaido Canada Society

Hokkaido International School

Little Tree English School

Embassy of Canada/Canadian Government Trade Office Sapporo

Honorary Consulate of Canada in Sapporo,

City of Sapporo, Sapporo Board of Education,

Hokkaido Shimbun Press

 

MAP

 
Location and Access
 
Sapporo Subway Namboku Line (It's the green one!) 
 Nakanoshima Station or Horohira-bashi Station
 
There is no parking area.
Please visit our event by public transportation.

Donations

We kindly ask for donations in the amount of your choice.

Goodwill contributions will be donated to the Terry Fox Foundation for cancer research.

 

1) Bank Deposit Before the Event

 

Hokkaido Bank, Head Office

Bank Account Number: 101–3167402

Swift code: HKDBJPJT

Payee: Hokkaido-Canada Society, Terry Fox Run in Sapporo

 

2) Pay on the Run Day

 

 

 

 

Registration

Registration Now !!

Period:  August 15th to October 13th.

 

A paper entry form can be found in the Terryfoxrun-in-Sapporo-2018 Leaflet.

If you need to use this entry form, please fill it out and send it to ASICS Shop Sapporo by mail, fax or by hand.

 

You can get the Terryfoxrun-in-Sapporo-2018 Leaflet here !!

 

Inquiry

E-mail :sapporo.terryfoxrun@gmail.com

 

Mr. Toru Sakuta

c/o ASICS Shop, 2nd floor Maruyama Class, 1-1 South 1 West 27, Chuo-ku, Sapporo 064-0801

Tel: 011-676-7878 Fax: 011-676-5588

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