Ikenna Harrison

Receiving the Army Run medal and my life. It means a lot to me and I’m proud of it. I will cherish it all my life because it means so much to me as a wounded soldier and amputee in the Nigerian army. Thank you for all you have done for the Canadian Army. I’m […]

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Manuella

I immigrated from France over 20 years ago and as soon as I set foot in Canada, I knew I wanted to be part of the CAF family. I chose to put my family first, then made the decision to go for it. I’m Proud to serve a country that welcomed me, and today I […]

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Scott

I took part in the Canada Army Run for the first time in September 2015. I signed up for the half-marathon and was incredibly excited to gather with the others at the start line. The most exciting feeling was knowing that the last six months of intensive training were finally paying off. After th

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Joanne Merrett

 Living in Ottawa, Canada Army Run is my favorite race to train for. I usually participate in the Half Marathon or the Commander’s Challenge. The Army Run 10K was the last time I ran the Army Run in person before COVID cancelled all in-person races across Canada. I thought about doing

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Eann

I’m writing in response to your invitation to present my “Dog Tag Story” and what the Army Run means to me. I have participated in all the Army Runs since their inception in 2008, including the two virtual races (2020 and 2021). My husband, Ben, and I had signed up for the 2020 Army Run [&h

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Don

I spent 10 years in the army, and exercise was part of the daily routine, but everything changed when I left the army. I got used to life. Years went by and I finally woke up and didn’t like what I saw in the mirror, so exercise and healthy eating habits became part of my […]

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Rubiel

After being part of a military high school several years ago in my native Colombia, I am now a proud Canadian happy to support Canada’s Army Run for the second time. The medal gives me a sense of commitment and belonging!

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Noémie Labbe-Roy

Proud to be running with my son Olivier to honour the sacrifices of my husband Patrick Vachon, a Canadian Army veteran.

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