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Understanding Resistance to Cancer Treat...

Monday, 11th Sep 23

Higher Cardiorespiratory Fitness Levels ...

Monday, 17th Jul 23

The Importance of the Tumour Microenviro...

Friday, 12th May 23

Jackie’s Story

Monday, 1st May 23

In memory of Peter Signorelli

Wednesday, 19th Apr 23

It is with great sadness that we inform you that a valued Life Member of the Can Too Community sadly lost his battle with cancer.

The link between hormones and exercise a...

Friday, 14th Apr 23

March is Myeloma Awareness Month

Tuesday, 28th Mar 23

Recognising cancer researchers on Rare D...

Tuesday, 28th Feb 23

Can Too shines a light on Dr Holly Holli...

Saturday, 11th Feb 23

Can Too shines a light on Dr Holly Holliday on International Day of Women and Girls in Science.

Flowers Across Sydney Givr Charity Progr...

Tuesday, 25th Oct 22

Benefits of Swimming

Friday, 9th Sep 22

Read the 5 reasons why you should swim

Meet Healthfix

Thursday, 18th Aug 22

North Sydney's Most Trusted Health Club and Gym is Healthfix

Olympian Rob Woodhouse makes history wit...

Tuesday, 16th Aug 22

Rob Woodhouse becomes the first Australian Olympic medalist to successfully complete a solo crossing of the English Channel, while raising funds for Can Too.

Grant and Lizzie try not to get wrecked ...

Monday, 8th Aug 22

Grant Campbell and Lizzie Crowhurst take on the 20km Great Keppel Island swim.

Protect Yourself This Winter

Thursday, 14th Jul 22

Five helpful tips to protect you this winter...

Olympian Rob Woodhouse takes on the Engl...

Friday, 1st Jul 22

How Pod Sponsorship can turn $1 into $3

Friday, 17th Jun 22

This unique model results in the $10,000 Pod Sponsor investment being leveraged through participant fundraising to become $30-100,000 for cancer research.

My Gratitude to you: Palm2Shelly Ultra-M...

Monday, 9th May 22

What Is A Niggle vs An Injury?

Sunday, 1st May 22

New CEO and $25M Fundraised By Can Too F...

Friday, 29th Apr 22

Announcement of Can Too's new CEO, Paul Rose, and $25M milestone

Can Too Foundation reaches milestone fun...

Thursday, 28th Apr 22

Front page article in The Leader newspaper 28 April 2022

The Importance of Regular Skin Cancer Ch...

Tuesday, 26th Apr 22

Many of us are guilty of neglecting our regular health check-ups, especially for our largest organ - our skin. Skin cancer is the most diagnosed cancer in Australia each year and the number of cases rise every year.

Congratulations Balmoral 5km Swimmers

Thursday, 14th Apr 22

Congratulations Balmoral 5km Swimmers!

Looking After Your Heart Health

Friday, 8th Apr 22

Following the shock news of Shane Warne’s passing in March 2022, Australians are now facing the harsh reality that heart disease can affect anybody.

Congratulations to Can Too Funded Resear...

Tuesday, 5th Apr 22

Professor Susan Ramus was recently awarded the Elizabeth Blackburn Investigator Grant Award from the NHMRC for her research work in ovarian cancer.

#WhyChooseCanToo Competition

Monday, 21st Mar 22

Win one of three donations to your Can Too fundraising page!

Why your donation matters - with Dr Emmy...

Wednesday, 2nd Mar 22

Dr Emmy Fleuren – a recipient of a Can Too Emerging Research Leader Program Grant shares the outcomes and impact of this funding with Can Too.

5 Tips to Stay Motivated

Monday, 28th Feb 22

If you’re someone who loses motivation to exercise easily or who can’t seem to find time to exercise consistently, you’re not alone

Spotlight on Coach Gordon Spence

Wednesday, 16th Feb 22

Don't be afraid to follow your passions in life. Continue reading to find out what Gordon Spence has done...

How you CAN TOO conquer a half marathon

Tuesday, 8th Feb 22

The first thing to keep in mind when building up to a half marathon distance is to not do it too quickly, says Can Too coach James Constantine.

Can Too Swim FAQ

Monday, 7th Feb 22

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

A quick guide on strength exercises you ...

Tuesday, 1st Feb 22

See our guide to exercises you can easily do at home. They will help keep you focused AND improve your fitness!

A Beginner's Guide To Blackmores Half Ma...

Tuesday, 1st Feb 22

Since 2005, Can Too has trained thousands of participants just like you for the Blackmores Sydney Running Festival.

Running tip of the week

Monday, 31st Jan 22

Running Technique tip Run like a ski jumper. Running is a controlled fall. 

Strength And Conditioning Tips For Runne...

Monday, 31st Jan 22

Can Too Coach Catherine Bolshesolsky shares strength exercises to keep in top shape for running.

7 Training Tips For Your First Half Mara...

Friday, 31st Dec 21

Training for a half marathon – whether it’s your first or your tenth – is as much about the mind as it is about the body. #1. You’re (Probably) Not Running Slow Enough Lots of people end up hating distance running because they go out too hard and too fast. When training for your first half marathon, you need to learn to run slowly, and that’s slower than you might think.

Take on the I Can Too Challenge and you ...

Tuesday, 16th Nov 21

Share your Can Too journey to achieve your goal on Instagram and Facebook and you can win.

Boost your fundraising with a Can Too Fa...

Monday, 8th Nov 21

We have a great range of Can Too Facebook profile frames to help you promote your fitness and fundraising with your Facebook friends.

5 Tips to Reduce Fear of the Ocean

Wednesday, 27th Oct 21

If you’re scared of breaking waves or feel nervous swimming in the ocean, you’re not alone.


Thursday, 21st Oct 21

Millet is a fantastic source of complex carbohydrates! It is actually a seed as opposed to a grain, has the texture of couscous and because it doesn’t contain wheat or gluten, it is usually much easier on our digestive system. This recipe is also great the next day so think about doing a double batch at dinner and taking some for lunch the next day.

Rebecca Warren's Top 5 Nutrition Tips fo...

Monday, 13th Sep 21

As a previous participant and big-time Can Too supporter, I have designed these nutrition tips to help you along your Can Too journey.

12 Ways Can Too Boosts My Mental Health.

Wednesday, 18th Aug 21

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.

6 Lockdown Running Tips From Melinda Gai...

Wednesday, 18th Aug 21

As the mood 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.

Our gift to you – a free virtual 4-wee...

Wednesday, 4th Aug 21

This free, virtual READY TO RUN 4km program is our gift to you!

Free exercise, mental health and wellbei...

Sunday, 18th Jul 21

We want to make sure that you have resources and advice on how to keep well and active plus where you can find support and keep connected, during these uncertain times with the impact of the COVID-19 virus. Please see a range of free exercise, mental health and wellbeing resources to help during lockdown

Spotlight on Can Tooer Lia Zalum

Wednesday, 7th Jul 21

Lia shares how she felt grateful to be able to complete the half marathon at the 2021 Barossa Marathon Festival with Can Too. She describes that special feeling of pushing through the hard stuff and making it over the finish line in spite of the pain along the way, especially after her initial goal the London Marathon was cancelled due to COVID.

Spotlight on Can Too running Coach Cathe...

Thursday, 1st Jul 21

Catherine Bolshesolsky is a running coach for Can Too’s Blackmores Sydney Running Festival 10km program. Find out more about her including her advice on how you Can Too run 10km and experience the joy of running.

Spotlight on Can Too Hall of Famer, Le...

Thursday, 1st Jul 21

Spotlight on Can Too Hall of Famer and first-time participant, Marathon runner Leanne Bourke.

Siobhan gets more than just the runners ...

Tuesday, 22nd Jun 21

Siobhan Komander’s Can Too journey started when she was recovering from lifesaving surgery to remove a brain haemorrhage. She went on to become a half marathon runner which led her on a path to rediscovery.

Vice goes Beyond

Thursday, 17th Jun 21

Vice Hazdovac went 'Beyond', to run 165km over 24 hours to raise funds for Can Too in the Southern Sydney 24 Hour Ultra. Not only that she placed 3rd female overall in the 24 hour ultra run, completing 412 laps of the 400m track!