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Item 2017-04-10-11 - Bradford included in Rick Hansen Relay

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Bradford included in Rick Hansen Relay


  • 2011-04-07 (Creation)

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"A quarter century after his Man in Motion World Tour and in preparation for his 25th Anniversary Rick Hansen Relay, which will re-create the Canadian portion of his original tour, Rick Hansen is looking for residents of Bradford West Gwillimbury to help cover the 12,000-km trek across Canada.
One man in motion will be represented and celebrated by many in motion, as 7,000 participants from across Canada who have made their own difference in the lives of others will walk, wheel or run in the Rick Hansen Relay, which begins Aug. 24 in Cape Spear, Nfld. and concludes May 22, 2012 in Vancouver.
The 25th anniversary relay is planned to pass through Bradford West Gwillimbury in December 2011.
To find and recognize relay participants, the Rick Hansen Foundation launched an online public contest that opened Tuesday at, allowing Canadians 13 and older to enter to win a spot for themselves or nominate a worthy individual to participate in the relay as a medal-bearer." ...

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Bradford Topic
April 7, 2011
Pg 1, 13
Microfilm Reel #1006

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