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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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An Open Letter to Gina Tranquada

Dear Gina, Just a quick note to congratulate you on your third place finish at the 2019 Winnipeg Police Half Marathon. You are an inspiration to our community and you make us so proud! One hour, thirty-one minutes, and one

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$7077.00

We’re not flush, but we aren’t cheap either.  Last year Ted’s Run for Literacy donated $7077 to two very deserving organizations that align directly with our Mission Statement.  We donated $4000 to our long term charity partner, Can U and

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