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Day 1 - 28.8 km (total - 28km)


It was a windy morning in St. John's, but a beautiful blue sky hugged the horizon of the North Atlantic as I looked out from Signal Hill.  Today has been overwhelming... so many emotions and yet a busy day that kept my mind somewhat distracted from the big picture, which was probably a good thing!

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Beattie Garden - Kamloops BC


James Gordon lives in Kamloops, BC and is a father of two sons.  This is an initiative he took on with his sons' school during his Master's program.

The Beattie School of the Arts Outdoor Garden Classroom was officially started June 11, 2009. It started as a Masters program project and has since developed into a much loved and important part of this neighbourhood K to 7 school of 300+ students...

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A Few More Days

A Few More Days


Well, after 15 years of dreaming about this and the past year spent planning it, I sit in St. John’s, NL days away from beginning this run across Canada. As we took the ferry on Tuesday from Sydney, NS to Port-Au-Basques, NL, I watched the big swells of the North Atlantic and thought… “there’s no turning back now”!

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The Echo - Colin Harris

Running down a dream one step at a time


One man's passion to run across Canada is taking on a greater purpose than he had ever imagined.

From his house in Eagle Lake, Colin Harris, a bearded young man, with a long and lean physique...

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Lighting The Flame

Lighting The Fire


When the '88 Olympics were in Calgary, the torch made its way across Canada, similar to the recent Vancouver Games. I was in grade 7 and living in Winnipeg. Our school was let out midday to walk over to Portage Ave. where the torch relay was taking place. We all had mini torches in hand - ready to have them lit by the official torch.  Portage Avenue was buzzing and as I got my mini torch lit...

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Times Colonist Times Colonist Thursday, 27 October 2011 00:00 Colin Harris ended his ninemonth, cross-Canada odyssey Tuesday by dipping his foot...
CTV News CTV News Wednesday, 26 October 2011 00:00 COLWOOD — Colin Harris arrived at Royal Roads University, following a 7,600 kilo...
CHEK News CHEK News Wednesday, 26 October 2011 00:00 Bruce Kirkpatrick for CHEK news was also on hand at today's end of run festivities....
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