Media Conference Advisory - The Terry Fox Foundation Commemorates the 30th
Anniversary of the Marathon of Hope

- Canadians Continue the Fight Against Cancer -

TORONTO, Aug. 30 /CNW/ - The Terry Fox Foundation will mark the 30th anniversary of Terry Fox's Marathon of Hope with its annual Terry Fox Run on Sunday, September 19th and the National School Day Run on Thursday, September 30th. In conjunction with this, the Foundation will be announcing two new fundraising initiatives.

    WHO:   Betty Fox and family
           Brett Kohli, National Director of the Terry Fox Foundation
           Steve Ralph, President of adidas Canada
           Dr. Tom Hudson, Ontario Institute for Cancer Research

    WHAT:  Canadian Olympians and Paralympians lend support
           to Terry's dream with commemorative fundraising efforts

    WHEN:  11:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 2nd

    WHERE: Auditorium
           MaRS Centre Building
           101 College St.

           * Media parking available off of Elizabeth St.


To secure an individual interview with Fox family members at the media conference, reporters are encouraged to contact SELECT Public Relations in advance.


This news conference will be available for broadcasters LIVE via the Bell TOC in Toronto. Quote order SSO No. 44833 has been issued.

    A listen-only telephone audio feed is also available:

    Toll Free: 1.866.261.6767            PARTICIPANT CODE No.: 85546391
    Local No.: 416.850.2050

SOURCE The Terry Fox Foundation

For further information: For further information: Andrew Findlater,, (416) 659-1197

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