Fonyo, Stephen Charles

FONYO, Stephen Charles, runner (b 29 June 1965, Montreal; d 18 Feb 2022, Burnaby). He lost most of a leg to cancer at age 12. He was a teenager living in the OKANAGAN VALLEY when Terry FOX ran his Marathon of Hope; inspired by Fox, he organized his own cross-Canada marathon run to raise funds for cancer research. The Journey For Lives began on 31 Mar 1984 at St John's, NF, and ended 14 months later on 31 May 1985 at VICTORIA. The run covered 7,924 km and raised $13 million. In 1986–87 he ran...

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