Terry Fox Run: November 8

September 26, 2014

Terry Fox’s story is an inspiration to all Canadians and all people around the world. At CDNIS we are part of celebrating his legacy and raising awareness of cancer research and fundraising. CDNIS are encouraging as many families as possible to register for the the Terry Fox Run, Hong Kong on Saturday November 8th.

For more information about Terry Fox check out this link.
Here is how we can support the Terry Fox Run
  • Register to run in the event – this is Free!
  • Buy a Terry Fox Run 2014 tshirt
  • Donate to the Terry Fox Run fundraising for Cancer research in Hong Kong.
Here is the Tshirt order form. TShirts will be delivered to the students at school on October 17.
To register for this event
1) Click on the following link:
2) Scroll down the page and click on School Participation – Register Now
3) Select location – Terry Fox Run Hong Kong and hit SEARCH
4) Click on Canadian International School of Hong Kong
5) Click on top right “Join us”
6) Select Terry Fox Run Hong Kong. Highlight and click Next
7) Click on “I accept waiver” and click next
8) Highlight “3/5/10km” run and continue

To support the Terry Fox Run in HK,  we are selling the Terry Fox T-shirts here at CDNIS for $60 for kids and $80 for adults, this is an easy way to support the Cancer Research fund. If you would like to order a Terry Fox T-shirt please complete this form. T shirts are also available from the Canadian Chamber of Commerce.

Students who run in the Terry Fox Run, or students who have supported the Terry Fox Run, by buying a T-shirt, will be able to wear their T-shirts to school on Monday 10 November.

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