2020 Paralympic gold medallist in the F46 shot put event/Paralympic sport promotion and participation.
Founder and head coach of Border City Athletic Club in Windsor, Ont./inner-city public school teacher and coach. Pushing to make track and field more accessible, especially young girls.
Marathon runner and volunteer board member of Toronto's Pride and Remembrance Run. Using running to create safe spaces and support those struggling to achieve self-acceptance.
The young race director uses movement as medicine to inspire intergenerational healing.
Cook-Searson has put her big dreams on pause to help others in her local community.
Mason's mission is to empower Black individuals and businesses through the Toronto Carnival Run, which she started in 2016.
Under Armour has teamed up with Canadian Running to produce the Under Armour Diversity Series — an exclusive feature content series designed to highlight and promote individuals and organizations that have demonstrated a commitment to grow the sport of running, support those who are underrepresented and help others. Over the next six months, the series will feature stories and podcasts highlighting these extraordinary Canadians making a difference in their communities and on the national running scene.
As part of the Under Armour Diversity Series give back program, Under Armour will make a $5,000 product donation to help support featured athletes, coaches and mentors; personal initiatives in their local communities. We look forward to featuring some of the most important people in the running / track & field communities across the country. Let's all continue to work hard and make running accessible for all.
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