Maritime Race Weekend

On May 29, my grandpa was on his way to the hospital. Just a few days earlier, he was diagnosed with a Glioblastoma brain tumour -- the most aggressive form of brain cancer -- and was set to undergo a difficult neurosurgery.

Grandpa
My grandpa has always been a hero to me, a person who values good food, hard work, and deep familial love. Being a doctor himself, he is also no stranger to kindness and mental strength and throughout my whole life, he has inspired me to be the best version of myself. Thus, on September 15 2018, I will be dedicating my half-marathon run to him with all proceeds going to Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada.
 
Brain cancer is life-changing to the patient and to all those who are close to them. I am running to help spur research in any way I can and to prevent others from having to go through any future pain.
 
Maritime RaceThankfully, on Thursday May 31, he survived the surgery. He is now on his feet once again, proving his indomitable spirit to the world.
 
I hope you will join us on this journey.
Thank you,
Sergio
 
 

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