HAPPY NEW YEAR READERS

The year 2012 has ended, I have to say that 2012 was a tough journey for me with many high and lows, maybe the prediction of the Feng Shui saying that my zodiac year for 2012 will not be good and maybe its true. I wouldn’t say its all that bad. I would say there was more high than low for me , with the coming 2013. I am praying that it will be better.

2013

My birthday just passed, mum, dad and E always celebrates this special celebration of birth with me at home, that is how I celebrate my bday with much peace and quiet maybe that is how I want it? its been many years now that it have been celebrating my birthday with my loved one at home.. counting down either in another country or at home but never at parties or countdown festival, and yes if you are reading it right my birthday falls on the end of the year where Billions of people celebrate with me (that is how I would like to think of it..LOL)

Bday Cake

This coming 2013 there will be changes, and this changes to be made will be big or I would say HUGE.. lets just say I am on a journey to the unknown, do wish me good luck and if everything is in order it definitely will change my life for good or bad I don’t know, all I know now is that I will still continue to strive to help beginner runners (wanting to run), people who wanna be triathletes by motivating them this 2013.

To start it off I am donating ten Terry Fox t shirt to runners who have signed up for this event. All you have to do is register at the Terry Fox Website (its Free) and then tell me you want to run (or walk) in the comment box below and will run on this coming 27th January. it would be good if you would be able to donate (any amount) to Terry Fox foundation and I will contact you to hand you the Terry Fox t shirt or even better, ON the day itself. Remember only for the first ten readers in Singapore.

So Remember to Register all you have to do is

1) Click on this website REGISTRATION FOR TERRY FOX RUN

2) Send an email to isaac976@about.me with your T Shirt size and address and I will send the T-shirt to you

3) THERE YOU GO, 2013 started with a run for yourself.

Please come support the TERRY FOX Run. come with your family or your loved one.

terry-fox-run-2013

About TERRY FOX RUN

The Terry Fox Run is named in honour of Terry Fox, a Canadian amputee runner, who attempted to run across Canada to raise money for cancer research.  The Terry Fox Run is now an international tradition with countries around the world staging annual events in support of Terry’s dream of finding a cure for cancer. In keeping with Terry’s dream, the Terry Fox Runs are volunteer-led, inclusive, non-competitive and have no corporate sponsors.

Terry was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and raised in Port Coquitlam, British Columbia, a community near Vancouver on Canada’s west coast. An active teenager involved in many sports, Terry was only 18 years old when he was diagnosed with osteogenic sarcoma (bone cancer) and forced to have his right leg amputated 15 centimetres above the knee in 1977.

While in hospital, Terry was so overcome by the suffering of other cancer patients, many of them young children, he decided to run across Canada to raise money for cancer research.  He would call his journey the Marathon of Hope.  It was a journey Canadians have never forgotten.

After 18 months of running over 5,000 kilometres to prepare, Terry started his run in St. John’s, Newfoundland on April 12, 1980 with little fanfare. Although it was difficult to garner attention in the beginning, enthusiasm soon grew, and the money collected along his route began to mount. He ran 42 kilometres a day through Canada’s Atlantic provinces, Quebec and Ontario. An entire nation was stunned and saddened when, on September 1st, after 143 days and 5,373 kilometres, Terry was forced to stop running near Thunder Bay, Ontario.  Cancer had appeared in his lungs.Terry passed away on June 28, 1981 at the age 22.

A Canadian hero was gone, but his legacy was just beginning.To date, close to $S700 million has been raised worldwide for cancer research in Terry’s name through the annual Terry Fox Runs held across Canada and around the world.

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9 responses

  1. Wishing you good health, happiness, and success in the coming year and always. Happy New Year bro!

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    01/01/2013 at 6:45 pm

    • Thanks bro, lets see if we can meet one day .. take care and have a awesome New 2013 Year !!

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      02/01/2013 at 10:04 am

      • You’re most welcome bro 🙂

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        02/01/2013 at 10:08 am

      • wow .. how come you reply so fast… are you like on wordpress all the time?

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        02/01/2013 at 10:09 am

      • I’m checking my reader feeds that is why bro 🙂

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        02/01/2013 at 10:10 am

  2. Best of everything in the new year Isaac!

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    01/01/2013 at 10:06 pm

    • OH! … HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!

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      01/01/2013 at 10:06 pm

      • LOL !! Thank you..thank you very much (Elvis Presley) 2013 is gonna be much challenge for me. You have a Great Year Ahead as always.

        Cheers
        Isaac

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        02/01/2013 at 10:06 am

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