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Run for a Reason – 2020 Robert Hardy Title: I run to help other patients Robert, Bob Hardy, The Walker Runner, no balance, no problem. I run to help and inspire other patients. 2020. My seventh marathon and my first Lumberjack Challenge racing my walker The Lumberjack Challenge is a 2-km race followed by a 5-km race followed by a 10-km race followed by a full, 42.2-km race. 59-km of walker racing at age 69. In 1996, I was diagnosed with leukemia at the age of 46. A year later, I had a bone marrow transplant at The Ottawa Hospital. I remember being told my chance of survival was 40% but my two children, who were young at the time, told me I wouldn’t die because I was ‘too tough’. Twenty-three years later, here I am still going strong. The care I received from Dr. Lothar Huebsch and his team was excellent—it was incredible

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You have the power to ensure patients at The Ottawa Hospital have access to world-class care, and that research continues to break down barriers. Register for Canada’s biggest marathon weekend and Run for a Reason to support The Ottawa Hospital! Better yet, bring a team together of work colleagues, family, or friends to raise funds to support an area of The Ottawa Hospital that matters most to you. Stay tuned for exciting fundraising incentives and prizes for our Run for a Reason participants!


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Recent donors

Donation date Donor name Donation amount
Sep 15 Alan R. Cameron $30.00
Sep 15 Norman M $20.00
Sep 15 Misc Cash $5.00
Sep 15 Irene Lalonde $5.00
Sep 15 Marc Leroux $5.00
Sep 15 Bomio's Service $30.00
Sep 04 Margaret Gillingham $100.00
Sep 04 Glengarry Animal Hospital $28.80
Sep 04 Karen Molson $15.00
Sep 04 Sam I $20.00