DUNCAN, B.C. (NEWS 1130) — A instructor from B.C. with a ardour for operating is taking a web page from Terry Fox and is operating throughout Canada to lift cash for Childhood Most cancers and Make a Want.
Rick Fell is asking his journey: The FalloRick House to House Run. It began in his hometown of Duncan, B.C. on April 12 and can finish in his present dwelling of Sault Ste. Marie, Ont.
He’ll proceed operating within the months forward with hopes of elevating $300,000.
Whereas Fell is not any stranger to distance operating — with over 14 marathons to his identify — this run will certainly be his longest journey by far.
Fell informed NEWS 1130 the trigger was “pricey to his coronary heart,” contemplating his work with kids as a instructor over the past 17 years.
“I’ve seen quite a few youngsters undergo most cancers sickness,” he mentioned. “And I additionally had a niece that was granted a want from Make a Want Canada. And so I believed I’d mix the 2 foundations collectively for one occasion, and hopefully elevate $300,000 that will probably be cut up between … the 2 foundations.”
Whereas the primary day on the run was powerful, Fell has continued to pursue his objective in hopes of ending the run this summer time.
In 5 days he has raised greater than $18,000.
“If individuals can actually share, like and donate to the trigger — Make a Want Canada and Childhood Most cancers Canada — they’ll hashtag and tag individuals as a lot as they’ll to get the phrase out that I’m doing this for these two nice causes.”You possibly can monitor his journey and make donations at FalloRick.com.
– With information from Robyn Crawford