Media Advisory: Fred Fox to attend the launch of fundraiser marking the 35th anniversary of The Marathon of Hope

TORONTO, Sept. 8, 2015 /CNW/ - Media are invited to attend the launch of the MaRS Centre 35-Hour Run and a Great Canadian Hair "Do" head shave event. Fred Fox, Terry Fox's brother, will be in attendance and will be the first participant in the 35-Hour Run. The 35-Hour Run is a new fundraiser that was created to mark the 35th anniversary of Terry Fox's Marathon of Hope.

When: Wednesday, September 9, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.

Who: Fred Fox, brother of Terry Fox.

Where: MaRS Centre
South Tower Atrium
101 College Street
Toronto, ON

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