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My Story…

On January 29th, 2019, my family received the devastating news that my mom was diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer. Since then she had spent countless hours in hospitals, had gone through two brain surgeries, a multitude of scans, radiation and chemotherapy sessions. Unfortunately, on April 15th, 2020, she passed away. Through all the ups and all the downs and fighting the good fight, my mom was relentless in her demonstration of strength and positivity. In support of this cause, my sister and I have decided to run in/donate to the Ottawa Tamarack Half Marathon to support my mom, as well as, the ever so supportive community fighting cancer.


Help us prove that community is bigger than cancer with the Canadian Cancer Society's Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend running team! Start fundraising today and support leading-edge cancer research, prevention, health promotion, and advocacy and support services.

Register today!

Thanks to our dedicated runners and their supporters, we continue to have more impact, against more cancers, in more communities, than any other cancer charity in Canada. Join us today and help keep up the pace!

To show our appreciation for raising funds, runners raising $300 or more will receive a Canadian Cancer Society running shirt (supplies are limited). 

La Société canadienne du cancer est fière d'être un participant officiel au Défi caritatif de la Banque Scotia lors de la Fin de semaine des courses Tamarack d'Ottawa. Joignez-vous à l'équipe de course de la Société canadienne du cancer et soyez champion en recueillant des fonds pour appuyer la recherche de pointe sur le cancer, la prévention, la promotion de la santé, la défense de l'intérêt public et les services de soutien. 

Joignez-vous à nous pour le Défi caritatif et aidez-nous à parvenir à un monde où aucun Canadien, aucune Canadienne n'aura à craindre le cancer. Les 100 premiers coureurs qui recueillent plus de 300 $ recevront un débardeur de course. Inscrivez-vous pour recueillir des fonds et joindre le combat aujourd'hui!


Recent donors

Donation date Donor name Donation amount
Jun 22 Valerie Kim $50.00
Jun 09 Sarah Wu Martinez $60.00
May 26 Francis Quirion Felicitation pour votre engagement envers cette cause! $100.00
May 25 Norma Alepian $50.00
May 25 David Thibault $25.00
May 25 Danny Abbott $25.00
May 25 Michel Porysiak Great cause, good luck Sean! $50.00
May 25 olivier chartrand $55.00
May 25 Anonymous $25.00
May 25 Anonymous $50.00