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As summer’s nearly here discover a new...

Friday, 29th Nov 19

As the sun shone down on Bilgola Surf Life Saving Club whilst the Nippers underwent their first surf training of the season, it was a poignant reminder that learning to ocean swim is a great way to experience vitality, good health, wellbeing and learn important skills needed to enjoy the Australian lifestyle. However, whilst doing so, it’s essential to protect yourself from the sun

Congratulations Blackmores Sydney Runnin...

Thursday, 19th Sep 19

A massive congratulations and thank you to the 300 Can Tooers who formed a sea of orange at the 2019 Blackmores Sydney Running Festival to raise $272,303 for cancer research and prevention so far...

I Can Too give back at the Blackmores Ru...

Friday, 13th Sep 19

Good luck to all the 299 Can Tooers taking part in the Blackmores Sydney Running Festival on Sunday.

You Can Too learn to ocean swim in Campb...

Thursday, 12th Sep 19

The Can Too Foundation are pleased to announce a new learn to ocean swim program starting in Campbelltown.

You Can Too protect yourself this summer

Wednesday, 4th Sep 19

Protecting yourself from the sun this summer just got a whole lot easier with the launch of the first sunscreen stations in the country. Can Too Foundation has partnered with Sunscreen Stations Australia to promote this initiative to help protect more Aussies from skin cancer.

Welcome to the winter edition of Inspir...

Friday, 23rd Aug 19

Welcome to our winter 2019 edition of Inspire with the theme of mental health and wellbeing.

Can Too Cancer researcher Dr Merlot beco...

Friday, 16th Aug 19

Cancer researcher Dr Angelica Merlot, who received funding from the Can Too Foundation in 2018, won the NSW Young Tall Poppy Science Award last night at a ceremony in Sydney.

I Can Too run to help beat cancer

Friday, 9th Aug 19

Neatly 30 Can Tooers from Brisbane and the Gold Coast completed the 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon and Community Run Festival on Sunday not just for the glory of finishing the race but to help others fighting cancer.

James is fighting cancer from first plac...

Saturday, 3rd Aug 19

Can Too Beyond participant, James Casey won the most prestigious paddle boarding race in the world, the 2019 Molokai 2 Oahu (M2O) Paddleboard World Championships, in Hawaii, in a time of 4:03:20 on 28 July, but he’s not driven just to win but to help his father and others who are battling cancer.

Can Tooer James Casey wins the Molokai 2...

Monday, 29th Jul 19

Congratulations to Can Too Beyond participant James Casey for winning the 52km Stand Up Paddleboard Solo Molokai 2 Oahu Paddleboard World Championships in a time of 4 hours and 3 minutes.

Thank you for making the Art of Seafood ...

Wednesday, 10th Jul 19

Our annual fundraising gala The Art of Seafood went swimmingly on Friday 5 July. A school of around 200 people gathered at the Australian National Maritime Museum with the aim of reeling in $100,000 for cancer research and prevention.

You Can Too trek, cycle and kayak across...

Tuesday, 25th Jun 19

Can Too team captain Anne Reidy loves helping people achieve their fitness goals so much so that at the end of the 2019 SMH Half Marathon she ran back and forward with countless people to help support not just Can Tooers – but any runner – cross that finish line.

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:

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