Terry Fox Run Singapore 2020
|Start Date||March 22, 2020|
|End Date||March 22, 2020|
|Venue||Angsana Green, East Coast Park|
|Address||E2 Area, West Coast Park, Singapore|
|Distance Type||10km 5km|
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Terry Fox was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and raised in Port Coquitlam, British Columbia, a community near Vancouver on Canada's west coast. An active teenager involved in many sports, Terry was only 18 years old when he was diagnosed with osteogenic sarcoma (bone cancer) and forced to have his right leg amputated 15 centimetres (six inches) above the knee in 1977. While in hospital, Terry was so overcome by the suffering of other cancer patients, many of them young children, that he decided to run across Canada to raise money for cancer research. He would call his journey the Marathon of Hope.