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Joud and Annie – U of T KPE Placement Students

Fast and Female is thrilled to welcome Joud Dabous and Anne-Marie Dones to our team through the University of Toronto's Bachelor of Kinesiology (BKin) In-Field Learning program! The program is a 7-month placement opportunity for students in their Fall and…

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Kendra Giesbrecht: From Pen to Performance Journal

Meet Kendra Giesbrecht, a 17-year-old alpine ski racer with a passion for success. She's not just conquering the slopes; she's also helping fellow athletes reach their full potential with her innovative journal. Dive into her world and explore the power of…

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Fast and Female Team Strategic Planning

Hi everyone! I’m Ines, a member of Fast and Female’s Youth Advisory Council (YAC). I’ve been on the YAC since its inauguration in 2020 and it’s given me the opportunity to get involved with Fast and Female in so many…

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Dragon Boating

Dragon Boating may be a sport you’ve never heard of. It may sound unusual and is not a traditional sport in North America.  Dragon Boating is a water sport, stemming from China that uses a specialized boat for up to…

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Parasport Series: Wheelchair Basketball

In this edition of our Parasport Series, we are talking about wheelchair basketball. This might be the most common and well-known parasport.  Wheelchair basketball originated at the Stoke Mandeville Hospital in England, the birthplace of parasport (International Wheelchair Basketball Federation).…

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Honouring Dr. Sandip Lalli’s Legacy

Fast and Female is deeply appreciative to be playing a role in honouring the legacy of Dr. Sandip Lalli, a passionate advocate for girls and women in sport. The first Dr. Sandip Lalli Legacy Summit will be hosted on October…

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Girls Run by Laura Crack

My name is Laura Crack; long-time REAL Role Model and this year’s Fast and Female Girls’ Run Coordinator. I began volunteering at Fast and Female events coming from an extensive sport and physical activity background, competing in various sports! Currently,…

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Girls’ Run 2023

Fast and Female hosted our annual Girls’ Run alongside the Women’s Soap Run on May 27th and 28th.  This year’s Girls Run was bigger and better than before. With updated distances, additional programming and exclusive Girls’ Run apparel, we empowered…

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Supporter Spotlight: Mary Dube

ICYMI: Fast and Female and Girls & Women In Motion have partnered up since April 2023 to create a women's-only run/walk club! The club, Built To Run, has allowed us to connect with different individuals all across Scarborough, to meet…

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