Terry Fox - A single dream. A world of hope.

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The Terry Fox Run has been a Youngs Insurance tradition since 2004. Like many Canadians, we are inspired by Terry’s perseverance and dedication to providing a platform for cancer research and awareness. We invite YOU to get involved and participate in the Terry Fox Run with us.

Youngs Insurance, Terry Fox Run Foundation

The Terry Fox Legacy

Terry Fox Marathon of HopeIn 1980, Terry embarked on a journey that inspired millions; his Marathon of Hope. With only one leg Terry began his cross-Canada 5,373-km marathon, with the sole goal of raising money and awareness for cancer research. Since then more than $700-million has been raised in his name, funding the most promising and innovative cancer research in Canada. 

Every year, millions of people participate in Terry Fox Runs throughout 60 different countries.  Participants can run, walk, blade or bike and most of all, have fun while raising funds for cancer research. 

  • I'm not a dreamer, and I'm not saying this will initiate any kind of definitive answer or cure to cancer, but I believe in miracles. I have to.
    - Terry Fox, Humanitarian & Activist

Our Commitment 

Our staff has participated in the Terry Fox Run since 2004 and together we have raised over $23,000 for this remarkable foundation.  The Terry Fox Run has become a tradition that we value and support each year, in honour of everyone we know that has faced this challenging disease.

Terry’s dream of finding a cure for cancer is something we can all relate to and we are proud to know that the fundraising we do is contributing to this vital research.

Our Pledge

Youngs Insurance pledges to continue our yearly support of the Terry Fox Run and we encourage our customers, friends, and family, to participate with us.  It’s a fun day for a great cause! If you are interested in sponsoring, partaking or contributing in any way, please visit www.terryfox.org


Youngs Insurance is very passionate about their #GiveBackOntario initiative, as they are dedicated to making a difference in the communities they operate in throughout Ontario. #GiveBackOntario works to inspire and challenge Ontarians to get involved and give back to their communities. 

Use this hashtag on social media to spread the word: #GiveBackOntario

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