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A once in a lifetime dining experience

Wednesday, 19th Jun 19

How many times could you say that your evening meal came from an underwater volcanic crevice in the sub-Antarctic ocean that’s more than 6,000km away?

6 Winter Running Tips From Melinda Gains...

Wednesday, 19th Jun 19

As the mercury dips and temptation to take your foot off the exercise pedal increases, Can Too Ambassador and former Australian Olympic sprinter Melinda Gainsford-Taylor says it’s the ideal opportunity to combine your fitness goal with finding a cure for cancer.

Meet the star of The Art of Seafood

Monday, 17th Jun 19

Prolific performer Simon Brook McLachlan will bring some of the magic of Broadway to Can Too’s upcoming annual gala event – The Art of Seafood.

Can Too scores a winning goal with GWS G...

Friday, 14th Jun 19

The Can Too Foundation are pleased to announce that Greater Western Sydney GIANTS players Zac Langdon and Adam Kennedy will be donning the Foundation’s orange uniform to train with Can Too.

Maddie discovers what Can Too means in H...

Wednesday, 5th Jun 19

Maddie Finnigan was one of the 47 Can Tooers who took on the Hawke’s Bay International Marathon event, to reach a personal goal amid beautiful scenery and to raise money for the Can Too Foundation to fund Australian cancer research.

Can Too runners countdown to racing for ...

Monday, 27th May 19

Can Too Team Captain Alana Bowles is looking forward to leading determined runners in the Sutherland Shire, taking on the Blackmores Running Festival to raise money for the Can Too Foundation to fund cancer research and prevention.

Race Wrap: Over $265,000 Raised for Canc...

Monday, 20th May 19

Across a range of events there was a sea of orange: from the SMH Half Marathon to the half and full marathoners in Hawke's Bay, New Zealand, and an ‘ultra’ half marathon at the Great Ocean Road, Victoria. There were nearly 250 runners that conquered their goal races and a crucial part of raising $265,000 (and counting) for cancer research and prevention.

I’m running for #TeamLYD

Friday, 17th May 19

Angela Williams joined Can Too as part of a global network to support her close friend Lydia who has stage 4 glioblastoma brain cancer. Along with Lydia’s friends and loved ones in the UK, Australia, America and Ireland she has joined forces to raise money for cancer research as part of #TeamLYD.

I Can Too for my family

Friday, 17th May 19

First time Can Too participant Linda Hughes will be ticking off what’s been on her bucket list forever – her first half marathon this weekend in Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand. But, the number one reason she’s running is not for herself but for her family.

Cathy takes everything in her stride

Friday, 17th May 19

Prolific Can Too participant and mentor Cathy Duloy takes her challenges in her stride, be it training for a half marathon, an ocean swim, a trail run – or beating cancer twice.

Good luck to the Can Tooers taking on th...

Thursday, 16th May 19

Good luck to the Can Tooers swimmers taking on the epic South Head Roughwater from Bondi to Watson's Bay 10km swim on Sunday

Can Too runners pound the pavement for c...

Wednesday, 8th May 19

The Can Too Foundation this morning presented a cheque for $665,000 to Cure Cancer, from their participants’ fundraising efforts in 2018, who ran, swam and trekked to raise funds to beat cancer.

How to Host A Long Lunch Fundraising Eve...

Tuesday, 7th May 19

Tips and tricks on how to plan a fun long lunch raising cash for Can Too

We Can Too conquer the Cooly Classic

Friday, 26th Apr 19

Kat Couch could only just swim 100 metres when she signed up for the Cooly Classic with Can Too.

We Can Too ocean swim together

Wednesday, 24th Apr 19

Sisters Julia and Claudia Harley are looking forward to crossing the finish line of the Bondi Blue Water Challenge on 28 April, to show that they Can Too complete a two-kilometre ocean swim together – their fourth time lucky attempt.

Welcome to the Autumn edition of Inspir...

Thursday, 18th Apr 19

I’m pleased to announce that our Can Too magazine’s name is Inspire. The theme of this Autumn 2019 edition is ‘family’. As often people describe Can Too as like a family and members refer to their pod as their ‘Can Too family’.

Where would I be without Can Too?

Thursday, 18th Apr 19

By Georgie Quigley Without Can too I wouldn’t be running marathons that’s for sure! Can Too is the only reason these legs of mine have ever managed to conquer 42.2km.

I Can Too run with Kenyans

Wednesday, 17th Apr 19

Can Too running Coach Matt Joyce’s shares his running travel adventure.

Tips on how to recover post RunWest

Friday, 29th Mar 19

Can Too’s running coach Matt Joyce shares his tips on how best to recover post race.

4 Ways We're Celebrating 15 Years Of Bla...

Wednesday, 13th Mar 19

Tips for Training in the Rain

Tuesday, 12th Mar 19

Can Too trains RAIN, HAIL and SHINE, here's some tips to get you motivated to turn up for training in the rain!

What International Women’s Day means t...

Thursday, 7th Mar 19

For International Women’s Day, we asked the Chair of Can Too Foundation, Anne Massey to reflect on what the special day means to her.

Can Too researcher wins Young Woman of t...

Thursday, 7th Mar 19

Cancer researcher Dr Angelica Merlot, who received funding from the Can Too Foundation in 2018, wins the Harvey Norman Young Woman of the Year Award.

Work For Us — Community Engagement...

Monday, 4th Mar 19

Can Too Hall of Famer passes suddenly

Wednesday, 27th Feb 19

Tragically Can Too devotee Mark Ellis, who had been planning to swim the English Channel this coming winter as part of a Can Too Beyond program with his fellow Can Too team members and wife Lizzie Crowhurst, collapsed and died suddenly at his Sydney home this weekend.

Fourth time’s a charm for swimming sis...

Wednesday, 20th Feb 19

Sisters Julia and Claudia Harley are looking forward to show that they Can Too complete a two kilometre ocean swim together -- their fourth time lucky attempt soon. They were committed to doing the Bondi Blue Water Challenge 2.1km swim on Sunday to commemorate the Can Too Learn to Ocean Swim program they’ve completed after suffering a couple of event day setbacks.

Ocean Swimming – It’s All About Rhyt...

Wednesday, 20th Feb 19

Can Too Swim Coach Gary Emmerton shares his wisdom on how to master ocean swimming.

Can Too Run FAQ

Friday, 8th Feb 19

Let us answer your questions about joining the Can Too Run program.

Jodie can do anything with Can Too

Saturday, 2nd Feb 19

Western Sydney resident Jodie Sale credits joining Can Too Foundation with making her say yes to doing things she never thought she could.

Welcome to the first edition of our Can ...

Friday, 25th Jan 19

The theme for our first edition is making goals. Read on to find out how Can Too participant Mark Ellis has overcome debilitating injuries to be able to tackle the Can Too Beyond goal of swimming the English Channel. Find out what our goal events are this year, what the secrets are to fundraising from our featured stars, Dani Lombard's take on the Queenstown running festival and more.

Peter’s Taking On RunWest For Those Wh...

Thursday, 17th Jan 19

When Kellyville resident Peter Signorelli’s wife asked him to do a 9km fun run, his response was: ‘you’re kidding me, I’m lucky if I can run 50 metres from the car to the front door if it’s raining'. Despite never running before he completed the Blackmores 9km Bridge Run in 2012 for Can Too Foundation, which raises money for cancer research and prevention. He has since completed the Great Ocean Road 14km Run, Half Marathons in Sydney and two full Marathons in Queenstown, New Zealand and more for the Foundation.

Can Too Swim FAQ

Wednesday, 9th Jan 19

Let us answer your questions about joining the Can Too Swim program.

Lyndal overcomes ocean fear to show she ...

Friday, 21st Dec 18

When Lyndal Keith joined Can Too to train for a 1km ocean swim in 2015 she was terrified of the ocean. She went on to become a Can Too swimming mentor, completed a 10 km ocean race and her fundraising has kept someone close to her from not just surviving but thriving.

Does your training session have a purpos...

Friday, 21st Dec 18

As a coach, the one fundamental principle I look to communicate to athletes is that of purpose. Purpose is something every training plan should be built upon and consistently referenced week to week.

Message from the CEO - Setting Goals for...

Thursday, 13th Dec 18

What an amazing year! Hear what Can Too Foundation has achieved in 2018 and what's ahead for 2019.

Why I Can Too - Briony Blackmur

Tuesday, 11th Dec 18

Briony Blackmur recently conquered the 10km plus trail run despite not being able to run more than 20 seconds when she started with Can Too

‘Monthly Swimmers’ reign supreme

Monday, 10th Dec 18

The ‘Monthly Swimmers’ put in an impressive performance to win the annual handicapped relay swim race on Wednesday 28 November at Monte Sant' Angelo Mercy College Aquatic Centre. The ex-elite swimmers including Australian Olympian Carl Wilson won by 20 seconds in the 14-person relay team against two Can Too teams.

What to pack for a bucket list adventure

Monday, 10th Dec 18

Trekking the globe are some of the Can Too challenges on offer next year including a Trek to Mt Kilimanjaro with Trip Leader and global adventurer Heather Hawkins. Is such a trek on your bucket list? Heather shares what you need to pack on the trekking trip of a lifetime:

How to conquer RunWest

Monday, 10th Dec 18

James Constantine’s guide to run/walking 12 kms from a 5km base

Trail Running Strengthens the Body and M...

Tuesday, 4th Dec 18

Trail running combines work, rest and play. Can Too Foundation running coach John Doughty and trail running addict explains how running in nature under tree canopies with the accompanying soundtrack of birds allows your mind to have a rest.

The Doctor Who Gave Up Drugs Prescribes ...

Tuesday, 4th Dec 18

Dr Chris van Tullenken set up a no drug clinic at London to treat people with common illnesses without drugs, in all cases the effective treatment was supported exercise.

You Can WIN Shoes With Every Can Too Run...

Thursday, 29th Nov 18

An important start to run training is finding the right shoes for your feet. That’s why, for every Can Too Run training program in the future, there’s one pair of shoes to be won thanks to Brooks Running – the Official Shoe of Can Too.

You CAN TOO Beat An Olympic Swimmer!

Tuesday, 27th Nov 18

"Monthly swimmers' vs Can Too swimmers

Strength And Conditioning Tips For Runne...

Friday, 23rd Nov 18

Can Too run coach Catherine Bolshesolsky shares exercises to be in top shape for the 12Km RunWest fun run.

'From A To Me' Episode 10: Annie Crawfor...

Thursday, 22nd Nov 18

Message from the CEO - Mental Health Mon...

Friday, 9th Nov 18

As October was Mental Health Month with the theme of ‘share the journey’ it was a poignant reminder of why we CAN TOO and how being part of the community is vital for physical and mental wellbeing.

International marathons released

Friday, 9th Nov 18

Our annual survey showed you want greater input when choosing international destinations, and more advanced notice, to allow more of you to join these experiences. In response to your feedback we’ve been asking Can Toorists like you where they want to go on their next fitness and fundraising adventure.

5  Mins With … Matthew Sommerville

Thursday, 8th Nov 18

Matthew Sommerville is achieving a lot of firsts with Can Too, including his first running race - the 12km Jabulani Challenge, his first marathon - the upcoming Queenstown Marathon and he’s also a newly appointed Team Captain training for the Sydney Trail Series 2019. By taking on this role he is a great example of living our Can Too value of support.

Can Too delivers a winning recipe for me...

Thursday, 8th Nov 18

For a wrap up of Mental Health Month Can Too Board Member, Avril Henry details how Can Too delivers on the key ingredients for mental and physical wellbeing.

12 Ways Can Too Boosts My Mental Health.

Monday, 5th Nov 18

Can Too devotee Michelle Nemec shares how she has benefitted from Can Too, especially when times are tough it allows her to defiantly not give in to grief.

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