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STRIDES MADE AGAINST BREAST CANCER SUNDAY

Breast Cancer Awareness Month was recognized Sunday afternoon on the St Thomas waterfront when 196 participants ran or walked almost 2 miles in the "Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Run/Walk." Similar fund raising walk/run events are going on nationwide during the month of October.
Jean-Pierre Bacle was the first runner to cross the finish line in 11:22. He was followed by Elvan Yabba Nesbitt in 11:23, Gabriel Villeges in 12:17, and Isaak Aronson in 12:38. The women runners were led by Charlotte Morris in 13:07. Kathleen Mc Murtrie was second in 13:08, Grace Tumas, in 13:23 and Kady Joseph in 14:19.
All age groups were well represented. Apart from one toddler in a stroller and one in a backpack, the youngest walking participant was three year old Michael Murphy.
Fern LaBord of the St Thomas/StJohn Cancer Society was on hand share information about breast cancer and the cancer unit's early detection program. .

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month was recognized Sunday afternoon on the St Thomas waterfront when 196 participants ran or walked almost 2 miles in the "Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Run/Walk." Similar fund raising walk/run events are going on nationwide during the month of October.
Jean-Pierre Bacle was the first runner to cross the finish line in 11:22. He was followed by Elvan Yabba Nesbitt in 11:23, Gabriel Villeges in 12:17, and Isaak Aronson in 12:38. The women runners were led by Charlotte Morris in 13:07. Kathleen Mc Murtrie was second in 13:08, Grace Tumas, in 13:23 and Kady Joseph in 14:19.
All age groups were well represented. Apart from one toddler in a stroller and one in a backpack, the youngest walking participant was three year old Michael Murphy.
Fern LaBord of the St Thomas/StJohn Cancer Society was on hand share information about breast cancer and the cancer unit's early detection program. .