25 Years On, Terry Fox Run Still Going Strong

Canadian missions instrumental in promoting the run abroad

Christina Leadlay
Published: Wednesday, 08/17/2005 12:00 am EDT

A crowd gathered at Toronto's City Hall last month to remember when Terry Fox brought his Marathon of Hope to Toronto 25 years ago. He reached the provincial capital via Ottawa and Eastern Ontario, with the assistance of Terrance Christopher, who helped organize that portion of his run. "I was a lot younger, of course," laughs Mr. Christopher, currently Usher of the Black Rod at the Senate, who is astounded with how Terry Fox's ambition has since gone international, raising millions of dollars each year for cancer research worldwide.

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