Day 9 - Atikokan to Marathon

Day 9 – Atikokan to Marathon

We awoke this cold morning in Atikokan, and were treated to a hot breakfast of pancakes, sausages and oatmeal at the Atikokan Native Friendship Centre, before assembling for our morning dedication. After 117k, we called it a day and shuttled the last 30k to our final destination…the Terry Fox Monument in Thunder Bay. Many of our riders and volunteers have lost loved ones to childhood cancer and so the Terry Fox Monument is a very special and emotional place for the NKCR. It also marks the mid point of our ride across the country. We have been on the road for nine days, with nine more days until we reach Halifax.

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Riders / Volunteers Perspective

From the Blog

I’m speechless to the courage that this child had to endure… could I endure something like that? It’s not right or fair that any child should have to…

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