In Support of

FalloRick Home to Home 2021

Rick Fall is running from Mile Zero in Victoria, BC to Sault Ste. Marie, ON
April 12th - August, 2021

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Due to the COVID-19 outbreak,
The FalloRick Home to Home Run will be starting on April 12, 2021

Dear Running Community, Followers and the General Public,

"As COVID-19 continues to impact individuals, communities, provinces and countries around the world. My thoughts are with all individuals personally affected, the medical professionals and the dedicated individuals working in essential trades and businesses while we work hard to get through this.

It is planned to start and complete this Home to Home run from "Mile 0" in Victoria, BC to Sault Ste. Marie, ON for children in need though Make-A-Wish Canada and Childhood Cancer Canada.
The new starting date is now April 12, 2021.

It is difficult to see other events around the world cancelled or postponed. We should all stand behind organizers who are making tough decisions to protect the health of athletes and the public in general. It is also difficult to see retailers and service providers suffering as they manage through their own impacts.

I encourage all who can, to get outside and put one foot in front of the other to get out and keep moving while keeping in mind social/physical distancing for the sake of everyone's safety. Exercise is a source of positive energy, and we want to put as much of that energy into the world as possible when people are ready for it".
Please feel free to contact me if you have any comments or questions.
Visit this website often for updates and please share and donate as you can.

Rick Fall
FalloRick Home to Home

FalloRick@gmail.com

April 12, 2021 - August 2021
April 12, 2021 - August 2021
Total Raised
$
GOAL $300,000

The Story

Everyone fighting a critical illness or cancer deserves to have hope for the future.

Together, we can fulfill children’s wishes and find a cure for ALL cancer patients, including those who have run out of conventional                                                                              options, and give them another chance to beat this deadly disease.                                                                                                                     

I appreciate your consideration and hope you will FalloRick (me) on my running journey from Victoria, British Columbia to Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, in search of a cure and to help make wishes come true.

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Running has always been my life’s passion.  I have participated in many marathons, including the Vancouver, Toronto, Chicago, Boston, and Berlin Marathons and the New York City Marathon.  I am now ready to run the Marathon of My Life to help raise funds for two very important causes, Make-A-Wish Canada® and Childhood Cancer Canada® starting at “Mile 0” in Victoria, British Columbia on April 12th, 2021.

As a teacher, I have crossed paths with many children with critical illnesses who have wishes and dreams to fulfill. For the past number of years, my wife Colette and I have played an instrumental role in our City’s Annual Terry Fox Run, and have witnessed the overwhelming generosity of caring people who share a common goal...finding a cure for cancer. By combining my love of running with these two great causes I plan to fulfill a dream of my own, running 100 marathons (4200 km) and raising funds to help change children’s lives.

Make-A-Wish Canada grants magical wishes to children with critical illness from coast-to-coast;

Childhood Cancer Canada is dedicated to saving, enhancing and extending the lives of kids with cancer.

I know everyone has been touched by cancer or knows a child with a critical illness. I lost my  mother to lung cancer in October of 2013 and a niece who suffered for many years with an illness.

I have been inspired by heroes like Terry Fox, Rick Hanson and others who have run across Canada for their own causes, and now I am ready to embark on my own journey for such great causes.

As I run from Victoria, near my home town of Duncan, BC to Sault Ste. Marie, ON, where my home is now, I will be collecting charitable donations for Make-A-Wish Canada and Childhood Cancer Canada.

With Colette driving a support vehicle, I will primarily be running or paralleling the Trans Canada Highway. Depending on COVID-19 restrictions, stops along the way for speaking engagements or events to help support the two causes may need to be limited. My targeted audience will be the entire population of Canada and going global through social media with a goal of raising $300,000.

A Live Tracking Map by ZeroSixZero  will be available where you will see up-to-date locations and FalloRick by clicking on the “FalloRick” tracking link.

Please come back and visit my web page www.FalloRick.com often to see my progress and updates

To make a donation, click the  FalloRick link below

Thank you for the generous support from  the team at the Water Tower Inn
Thank you for the generous support from the team at the Water Tower Inn

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News

My website is live!

Thank you for visiting my website. Here you will be able to see up-to-date progress and read the story behind my journey. https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2021/03/18/fallorick-follows-local-man-running-across-canada.html “FalloRick” follows local man running across Canada Dear Running Community, Followers and the General Public,   THE LATEST UPDATE FOR THE START OF THE FalloRick Home to Home Run.   The unprecedented…
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