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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
Mar 21 Graham Twiddle Good luck Bob, whenever this is run. Graham $100.00
Mar 20 Robert Hardy $25.00
Mar 20 Graham Thompson $20.00
Mar 17 Happy Feet Medical $60.00
Mar 17 Moulure Alexandria Moulding Inc. $100.00
Feb 03 ERE INC Keep on going, BOB!! $100.00
Jan 11 Robert Hardy $50.00