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Times of India
26 February 2011
Mumbai, India

After the marathon, Mumbaikars can gear up for one more race on February 27. But this race will be of a different kind as there will be no winners nor losers.

The Terry Fox Run is a non–competitive event conducted to raise funds for the Tata Memorial Hospital and Cancer research. In a meet held at Trident on Friday, Judith Fox–Alder, sister of Terry Fox, said that the run in India is the second largest in the world. "Thirty–four countries participate in the Terry Fox Run. It is amazing to see how Terry, who had run the Marathon of Hope 30 year ago, has won the hearts of people all over the world," said Judith.

The event will be held on February 27 at 8 am and will begin from Air–India building at Nariman Point to Marine Drive flyover and back to Brabourne Stadium. Around 50–60 schools will participate in the run. State DGP D Sivanandan and singer Raageshwari will flag off the run.have one more reason to run. But this time it will be to raise funds for cancer research.

It is time to run for a cause once again and this time, Mumbaikars will run just for the sheer joy of running. The Terry Fox Run is a non–competitive event where people get together as individuals, families and groups to raise money, proceeds of which will go to the Tata Memorial Hospital for Cancer research.

In an event held at Trident on Friday, Judith Fox–Alder, sister of Terry Fox said she marvelled at how much the annual run had been able to do for cancer research, and how much it continued to do. The Run in India is now the second biggest run in the world! "We have 34 countries that are doing Terry Fox runs now. It’s quite amazing that Terry 30 years ago did his Marathon of Hope and captured a nation, and now he has captured the hearts of people all over the world" said Fox–Alder.

The Terry Fox Run will be held on February 27 at 8.00 a.m. from Air–India Building (Nariman Point) to Marine Drive Flyover and back to Brabourne Stadium. 50–60 schools will participate in this run. State director–general of police D Sivanandan and singer Raageshwari will flag off the Run.

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