25 Feb 2007 06:12:00
Sofa - Spud
Terry Fox Biopic on TV

I hadn't heard of Terry Fox before seeing this Biopic on TV earlier.
he lost a leg to cancer but decided to run across Canada to raise
money for cancer research. He managed 3,300 miles over 143 days before
succumbing to his cancer and dying shortly after. it prompted a wave
of support acros canada and much awareness and fundraising - there is
a Terry Fox run held in many places across Canada and the world.

Any one done one of these runs or recalls news stories at the time.?

Humbling stuff - especially with me pondering niggling shinsplints and
a sore throat!!

http://www.terryfoxrun.org/english/home/default.asp?s=1



25 Feb 2007 11:04:03
jobs
Re: Terry Fox Biopic on TV

Sofa - Spud wrote:
> I hadn't heard of Terry Fox before seeing this Biopic on TV earlier.
> he lost a leg to cancer but decided to run across Canada to raise
> money for cancer research. He managed 3,300 miles over 143 days before
> succumbing to his cancer and dying shortly after. it prompted a wave
> of support acros canada and much awareness and fundraising - there is
> a Terry Fox run held in many places across Canada and the world.
>
> Any one done one of these runs or recalls news stories at the time.?

One of my friends tries to do it every year. Don't remember any stories,
sorry.

For the US, they seem to have only New York, Pennsylvania, and Texas listed.

jobs

>
> Humbling stuff - especially with me pondering niggling shinsplints and
> a sore throat!!
>
> http://www.terryfoxrun.org/english/home/default.asp?s=1
>

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25 Feb 2007 12:26:09
Sofa - Spud
Re: Terry Fox Biopic on TV

On 25 Feb, 19:04, jobs <[email protected] > wrote:
> Sofa - Spud wrote:
> > I hadn't heard of Terry Fox before seeing this Biopic on TV earlier.
> > he lost a leg to cancer but decided to run across Canada to raise
> > money for cancer research. He managed 3,300 miles over 143 days before
> > succumbing to his cancer and dying shortly after. it prompted a wave
> > of support acros canada and much awareness and fundraising - there is
> > a Terry Fox run held in many places across Canada and the world.
>
> > Any one done one of these runs or recalls news stories at the time.?
>
> One of my friends tries to do it every year. Don't remember any stories,
> sorry.
>
> For the US, they seem to have only New York, Pennsylvania, and Texas listed.
>
There are three listed for the UK but all in London.



26 Feb 2007 18:49:07
Raffy
Re: Terry Fox Biopic on TV

Dear rec.running,

Back in 1980 my newly wed wife and I were in Canada near Sudbury for our
honeymoon and found ourselves eating lunch at a roadside cafe. At one point
everyone in the cafe stood up and went to the window to see something. We
joined them and watched Terry Fox run down the highway. It was awesome and
inspiring to see his determination. The whole group of us cheered and
clapped him on.




"jobs" <[email protected] > wrote in message
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> Sofa - Spud wrote:
>> I hadn't heard of Terry Fox before seeing this Biopic on TV earlier.
>> he lost a leg to cancer but decided to run across Canada to raise
>> money for cancer research. He managed 3,300 miles over 143 days before
>> succumbing to his cancer and dying shortly after. it prompted a wave
>> of support acros canada and much awareness and fundraising - there is
>> a Terry Fox run held in many places across Canada and the world.
>>
>> Any one done one of these runs or recalls news stories at the time.?
>
> One of my friends tries to do it every year. Don't remember any stories,
> sorry.
>
> For the US, they seem to have only New York, Pennsylvania, and Texas
> listed.
>
> jobs
>
>>
>> Humbling stuff - especially with me pondering niggling shinsplints and
>> a sore throat!!
>>
>> http://www.terryfoxrun.org/english/home/default.asp?s=1
>>
>
> --
> Posted via a free Usenet account from http://www.teranews.com
>




27 Feb 2007 01:13:31
Sofa - Spud
Re: Terry Fox Biopic on TV

On 26 Feb, 23:49, "Raffy" <[email protected] > wrote:
> Dear rec.running,
>
> Back in 1980 my newly wed wife and I were in Canada near Sudbury for our
> honeymoon and found ourselves eating lunch at a roadside cafe. At one point
> everyone in the cafe stood up and went to the window to see something. We
> joined them and watched Terry Fox run down the highway. It was awesome and
> inspiring to see his determination. The whole group of us cheered and
> clapped him on.
>
Thats brilliant stuff , a chance in a lifetime moment.



27 Feb 2007 06:31:36
Miss Anne Thrope
Re: Terry Fox Biopic on TV

Stop using television to fall asleep.

They have pills for that.



28 Feb 2007 07:54:38
Sofa - Spud
Re: Terry Fox Biopic on TV

On 27 Feb, 11:31, [email protected] (Miss Anne Thrope) wrote:
> Stop using television to fall asleep.
>
> They have pills for that.

Take yours first .



12 Mar 2007 13:55:25
Aho
Re: Terry Fox Biopic on TV

Terry Fox is a national hero here in Canda.
Whenever I start to feel sorry for myself during a nasty long run I
think of him.
He ran roughly a marathon a day, and has inspired millions of people
to get out and run for a cause.



On Feb 25, 10:12 am, "Sofa - Spud" <[email protected] > wrote:
> I hadn't heard of Terry Fox before seeing this Biopic on TV earlier.
> he lost a leg to cancer but decided to run across Canada to raise
> money for cancer research. He managed 3,300 miles over 143 days before
> succumbing to his cancer and dying shortly after. it prompted a wave
> of support acros canada and much awareness and fundraising - there is
> a Terry Fox run held in many places across Canada and the world.
>
> Any one done one of these runs or recalls news stories at the time.?
>
> Humbling stuff - especially with me pondering niggling shinsplints and
> a sore throat!!
>
> http://www.terryfoxrun.org/english/home/default.asp?s=1