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Supporter Spotlight: Goddess Run

Goddess Run is supporting Fast and Female with their June Goddess Challenge.  Goddess Run is a women’s run series based in British Columbia. It all started with the first official Goddess Run taking place in 2012. The mission of the…

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Trying a New Sport as an Adult

Our Program Manager, Maddy Danford will be talking about her sport experience and trying new sports as an adult. Growing up, I would play as many sports as the schools offered. Each season, I would try out to play that…

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Sport Spotlight: Lifesaving Sport

By Morgyn Engman When I was growing up, I took swimming lessons like most kids. And I really enjoyed it. I wasn’t the fastest or best swimmer, but I liked it. When I got to the highest level of swimming…

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Celebrating Earth Month

April is Earth Month! This is a time for us to appreciate the Earth we live on and to consider how we can do better. This is a call to action for the public and for organizations to do better…

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Feature Friday: Brittney Gibbs

Brittney Gibbs is one of our inspiring REAL (Relatable, Empowered, Active Leaders) Role Models. She will be speaking to a group of participants next week to inspire and empower them, and take them through a group activity!  Brittney Gibbs has…

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Supporter Spotlight: Vancouver Whitecaps

On March 11, Fast and Female was selected by the Vancouver Whitecaps to receive a $5000 donation from GE Appliances for our work in empowering girls through sport across Canada. The cheque was presented at half time at their Women…

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Feature Friday: Jamie Lee Rattray

This week we are featuring Jamie-Lee Rattray. She is a Team Canada hockey player, currently playing at the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) Women’s World Championships this week in Brampton, Ontario.  Rattray has a long career in hockey. She has…

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Celebrating Women In Sport: March Madness

By Morgyn Engman This year’s March Madness tournament concluded on April 2nd with the Women’s championship game taking place at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. The game was between the Louisiana State University (LSU) Tigers and Iowa Hawkeyes.…

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Participant Story: Leena’s Workshop Experience

By Leena Al-Sachit On March 18th and 19th Fast and Female hosted 2 workshops at Athleta stores in Calgary and Toronto, about breaking the stigma of the fitting room. Leena, one of the workshop participant's, is sharing her experience at…

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