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Challenge for Life Raises $1.1M for CancerCare

Challenge for Life Raises $1.1M for CancerCare

Challenge for Life
Saturday’s Challenge for Life raised nearly $1.1 million for the CancerCare Manitoba Foundation. (FACEBOOK)

Nearly 820 people came out to walk or work out in support of the CancerCare Manitoba Foundation on Saturday.

The 11th annual Challenge for Life raised an impressive $1,082,512.

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Motorcycle Ride for Dad Hits Nearly 1,500 Riders in Prostate Cancer Fight

Motorcycle Ride for Dad Hits Nearly 1,500 Riders in Prostate Cancer Fight

Manitoba Motorcycle Ride for Dad
The Manitoba Motorcycle Ride for Dad saw near-record registrations this year and over $350,000 raised. (CHRISD.CA)
Obby Khan - Manitoba Motorcycle Ride for Dad
Obby Khan, Winnipeg Blue Bomber alumni and celebrity ride captain, prepares his hog at the Manitoba Motorcycle Ride for Dad on Saturday morning. (CHRISD.CA)

WINNIPEG — Motorcyclists revved their engines Saturday as the 10th annual TELUS Manitoba Motorcycle Ride for Dad took off down Portage Avenue.

The yearly event is a fundraiser for prostate cancer research and had over 1,433 registered riders who departed from Earls Polo Park on their way to Gimli, Manitoba.

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Manitoba Motorcycle Ride for Dad Marks 10 Years

Manitoba Motorcycle Ride for Dad Marks 10 Years

Manitoba Motorcycle Ride for Dad 10 YearsWINNIPEG — It’s a special anniversary for the TELUS Manitoba Motorcycle Ride for Dad as the annual fundraiser to battle prostate cancer celebrates 10 years.

A campaign kickoff event on Friday set the tone for weeks of fundraising pledges and rider registrations in advance of the May 26 event.

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Fundraising Efforts Underway for WPS Half Marathon

Fundraising Efforts Underway for WPS Half Marathon

Winnipeg Police Service Half Marathon
Runners along the Winnipeg Police Service Half Marathon route on Sunday, May 7, 2017. (@WPGPOLICE / TWITTER)

Registration and fundraising efforts are open for the upcoming Winnipeg Police Service Half Marathon.

The Canadian Cancer Society will benefit from the 14th annual event to be held May 6.

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CancerCare Manitoba Aims to Break On-Ice Skating Chain Record

CancerCare Manitoba Aims to Break On-Ice Skating Chain Record

The Forks River Trail
Chain for Change is February 4 in support of the CancerCare Manitoba Foundation. (HANDOUT)

The CancerCare Manitoba Foundation is looking for 400 winter-loving Winnipeggers to lace up and form a human ice-skating chain.

The charitable arm of CancerCare Manitoba is attempting to break a Guinness record for longest skating chain through an event called Chain for Change.

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