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Introducing: Parasport, a series

This is an introduction to our new Parasport series, where we will be talking about different sports for people with disabilities.  Parasport is a term used to describe sports played by people with disabilities, physical and intellectual. Other terms that…

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Fast and Female Visits the WNBA Canada Game

By Morgyn Engman The Fast and Female got the opportunity to attend the first ever WNBA game on Canadian soil.  On May 13th the WNBA came to Canada for the first time to play an exhibition game before the season…

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Women’s Only Running Program: Built To Run

By Rebecca Saldanha, BTR Run Lead and Program Coordinator at Fast and Female  In partnership with local Scarborough organization, Girls and Women in Motion (GWIM), Fast and Female is providing a 6-week running program leading up to Scarborough’s Very Own…

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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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