Royal Roads University
That's what has been driving Royal Roads University MA in Environmental Education and Communication student Colin Harris across Canada on a run that spans from St. John's, N.L. to Victoria, B.C. Harris combined a life-long dream to run across the country with his Take Me Outside campaign to help youth understand the value of being outdoors...
Day 274-279 – 212.6 km (total – 7524.5 km)
There are so many thoughts, emotions, feelings, ideas and frustrations that I could share today, but let me start with this.
Jen, or as most of her friends call her – J Mac, flew back to Ontario first thing this morning from Vancouver. To be honest, I didn’t know J Mac extremely well before this… we had met a few times in the outdoor ed world back in Ontario.
Day 267-271 – 174.2 km (total – 7198.2 km)
This morning at Beattie Elementary, I raced with a few students as I’ve done at most schools to give students an idea of how big Canada really is and how far it is to run. It struck me when I let them know how many kilometers I had left to run that I am truly in the homestretch. There have been several “homestretches” over the last several weeks…
Kamloops : The Daily News
When Colin Harris learned that children today are likely to face a shorter lifespan than their parents, he knew he had a good reason to run across Canada.
Wearing a T-shirt that read, "Tell your teacher to take you outside," Harris brought that purpose to an assembly at Beattie School of the Arts Friday morning...
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