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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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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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Mark your calendars!

Our race committee is gearing up for our 9th annual Ted’s Run for Literacy on September 29, 2019. We are pleased to announce that we now have a school outreach coordinator, Ryan Warkentin. Ryan’s sole job is to expand on

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Our 5 km event has sold out, twice!  We chipped 70 bibs for the 5 km event and sold out on Thursday morning.  We located another 38 bibs and sold these out in a couple of hours.  We have capped

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2018 Medal Reveal

Handmade and one of a kind, these incredible medals were made by Natalie Ferguson, outreach coordinator at Art City. Exclusive to Ted’s Run for Literacy 2018. Register to get yours:

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