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The Final Five is Cancelled.

Dear Registrant; It is with regret we announce the cancelation of The Final Five due to the heightened level of Covid-19 in Winnipeg. The idea for The Final Five was conceived in mid-August when our Covid-19 cases were minimal as

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Moving with purpose and intensity.

While the world unravels I move forward with purpose and intensity. My mind is sharp, my steps feather light. Kaleidoscopic streams of consciousness sparkle, crackle through the fissures of my cerebellum. My poles click clack, my feet clip clop. I

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Half-way there!

  Do you know why runners are so darn happy? It’s because they set goals and whittle away at achieving their goals. Many have their next goal in mind even before achieving the original goal. The secret to happiness is

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Not This Year

After much deliberation we announce the cancellation of Ted’s Run for Literacy 2020. This was to be our much anticipated 10th event so it is particularly vexing to our race committee. As difficult as this decision is, we feel it

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Ted’s Run for Literacy, COVID-19 update.

Ted’s Run for Literacy is no different than all other running events; planning is suspended until officials tell us otherwise. Are we hoping for the biggest, grandest 10th annual celebration on September 27? A resounding YES! Are we preparing for

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Free Registration!

That got your attention. Ted’s Run for Literacy would love to offer free registrations but alas, we cannot.  We remain committed to our mission of eliminating the cycle of childhood poverty and our goal of hosting a Class A+ running

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MRA Discount

  Thousands and thousands of you – umm well, actually two of you, but we expect more – have asked if Ted’s Run for Literacy offers a discount for MRA Members.  The answer is, of course we do! If you

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Doing our bit for o’l Ma Earth

“It’s just one straw” said eight billion people. Sayan Basak, Times of India Ted’s Run for Literacy is committed to reducing our carbon footprint. We’ve always aspired to be Green, but this year we’re stepping up our game considerably! We

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Manitoba Marathon Does it Again!

Just wow! The Manitoba Marathon is clearly the premier running event this side of Minneapolis.  Although I did not have the opportunity to run this year, I have run six and they just keep getting better.  I stood curb side

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Is the 5 km event the new black?

There was a time the 5 km event was seen as a fun little run, a literal jog in the park to work off last night’s pie and ice-cream or to warm up for more ‘serious’ endeavours.  Not so anymore;

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