The “Terry Fox Run” started at 8.00 a.m. from Air-India Building (Nariman Point) to Marine Drive Flyover and back to Brabourne Stadium. The Terry Fox Run 2014 received an overwhelming response as 7,000 students, from 45-50 schools participated in the run. Judith Fox-Alder, sister of Terry Fox flagged off the event.
Terry Fox India, Convener Mr Gul Kripalani said we are very happy that ‘Terry Fox Run, Mumbai’ is expecting to be No.1 run in raising fund for the cause. Last year we raised Rs 1.5 crore and this year we raised more than Rs 2.20 crore for this cause. We are the largest contributor for the cancer research.
Judith Fox-Alder, sister of Terry Fox says she was glad to see the kids along with their parents participate for the run. And she is happy to see that the Terry Fox Run, Mumbai have contributed so much for the research centers.
The Run is a non-competitive event where people get together as individuals, families and groups to raise money in Terry Fox’s name. It is a day of celebrating Terry’s legacy and helping to keep his dream of a cure for cancer alive. A run that brings individuals together in many parts of the world- Mumbai can be proud about the results of working together, with no barriers or frontiers for the benefit of all. Mumbai’s determination to fight cancer has made it into the top 3 cities of the world for giving generously towards fight cancer research through the Terry Fox Run.