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Annie’s Gratitude Challenge – what a...

Thursday, 21st May 20

Can Too Founder Annie Crawford remined me recently during a virtual staff meeting of the transformative power of gratitude.

Can Too are running into spring

Wednesday, 20th May 20

The great news is that Can Tooers are now meeting up for face-to-face training. You can now train with the supportive Can Too community with our 2020 Run into Spring program. 

Together we Can Too achieve goals that o...

Tuesday, 19th May 20

Together we Can Too achieve goals that once seemed impossible with the Great Australian Cross Country Challenge


Monday, 18th May 20

Buckwheat is a great source of complex carbohydrates. It is a seed and gluten free and it is also a rich source of rutin – an antioxidant that helps maintain healthy connective tissue (so good for muscles, tendons and ligaments).

7 ways you Can Too keep your employees m...

Wednesday, 13th May 20

During these difficult times where workplaces are increasingly fragmented and individuals are faced with unprecedented social isolation, it has never been more important to focus on employees’ physical and mental health.

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

Wednesday, 6th May 20

Our gift to the Can Too Community - a free four-week virtual wellness program designed for Can Tooers who want to stay active and hit the ground running when it comes time for their next Can Too program.

Rebecca's Healthier Nut & Seed Muesli Ba...

Friday, 1st May 20

A healthier version than what you’d find in the supermarket, but does still contain some sugar. In small amounts our body shouldn’t have a problem converting sugar to energy especially since it’s well balanced with healthy fats and protein from the nuts and seeds.

Give the gift of Can Too to a friend in ...

Thursday, 30th Apr 20

We are grateful to you and your sponsors for supporting Can Too and we want to give back.

The Can Too Community Spirit Awards

Tuesday, 28th Apr 20

Thank you for celebrating our stars amongst stars The Can Too Community Spirit Awards full list of recipients and nominees

Why I Can Too By Kieran Gallagher

Tuesday, 28th Apr 20

Find out what inspired Kieran to be part of Can Too.

Our Strength and Cardio Virtual Program ...

Tuesday, 28th Apr 20

Our Strength and Cardio Virtual Program Pod 3 is now open.

Vegetable Frittata

Tuesday, 28th Apr 20

Spotlight on Can Too Coach Beth Croft

Monday, 27th Apr 20

Find out more about our Strength and Cardio Virtual program Coach Beth Croft

Message from Can Too CEO Peter McLean

Friday, 24th Apr 20

I would like to share with you how the Can Too Foundation is responding to the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. To update you on how we're supporting you, our community to keep physically active, connected and where to find support.

Can Too Stretches You Can Do at Your Des...

Thursday, 23rd Apr 20

See our guide to stretches you can easily do at your desk.

Letter to the Younger Me by Kieran Galla...

Thursday, 23rd Apr 20

Dear KG, be brave, don’t be fearful of the water. Trust in yourself. Mum and dad didn’t mean to scare you, they just thought that you remembered how to swim when they put you in the pool as a 5-year-old.

It’s the perfect time to hop into our ...

Tuesday, 21st Apr 20

It’s the perfect time to hop into our 10 Week – Can Too Strength & Cardio Virtual Program.

A quick guide on strength exercises you ...

Thursday, 16th Apr 20

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

10 ways to not just survive but thrive a...

Friday, 10th Apr 20

There are up-sides to staying at home. Our first tip is to join our Can Too Let’s Shine campaign.

Let's shine

Friday, 10th Apr 20

To make our Can Too training programs sing please share images or a video of yourself training in a Can Too t-shirt (or at least wearing orange). We will use them to create a video showcasing our Can Too campaign: Let’s Shine.

Coach profile Sally Lynch

Thursday, 9th Apr 20

Why running? Running really is something I have always done and always enjoyed. I can’t imagine ‘not’ running. I started little Athletics at 5 years old and never really stopped. Growing up in the country that many years ago there wasn’t much else to do.

Our gift to the Can Too Community

Wednesday, 1st Apr 20

Our gift to the Can Too Community - a free four-week virtual program and Facebook group, with a mix of cardio, strength and mindfulness exercises you can do outside or at home and nutrition tips plus the support of dedicated Head Coach Penny Nolton. You will be able to join the flexible program this week and join in anytime as there's no fixed start or end date. We will also bring you a more extensive 10-week program option with a fundraising component soon. So please stay tuned.

UPDATED: Impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19...

Monday, 30th Mar 20

Please bookmark the link We will be updating it with revised advice as to the impact of the coronavirus on our training programs, and the information on best practice, continues to evolve.

A guide on where to find support and way...

Thursday, 26th Mar 20

We want to make sure that you know where you can find support, during these uncertain times with the impact of the COVID-19 virus. Please see a range of mental health support services available 24 hours 7 days a week. And ways you can care for your mental health.

Let's keep moving together

Thursday, 26th Mar 20

Can Too’s coached training sessions may have been paused for now but, here at Can Too, we remain committed to the health and wellbeing of our community.

IWD: Thank you to the women who have gui...

Monday, 9th Mar 20

For International Women’s Day, we asked Jennie Star, who is a Can Too Community Spirit Award Winner and a regular Team Captain and Mentor, to reflect on what the special day means to her.

Can Too Community Spirit Awards

Thursday, 13th Feb 20

To celebrate the Can Too community we are hosting the Can Too Community Spirit Awards on Thursday 27 February. The awards will recognise outstanding contributions from our community members, in demonstrating the Can Too Foundation’s values – Inspire, Engage, Support and Empower

How big was your swim? The Big Swim: Pal...

Wednesday, 29th Jan 20

On Sunday morning a sea of swimmers wearing orange and black costumes resembled a phenomenon of migrating sea creatures worthy of a David Attenborough documentary. The school of approximately 250 swimmers were mere mortals, whose reason for swimming at Palm Beach and to Whale Beach, was to raise money for the Can Too Foundation which invests in Australian cancer research and prevention.

Congratulations to Annie Crawford for be...

Thursday, 16th Jan 20

The colour orange now pulses through the veins of the thousands of individuals Annie Crawford has coached through her foundation, Can Too..

5 Reasons to Learn to Ocean Swim at Clov...

Wednesday, 15th Jan 20

Statement on Bushfire Crisis

Thursday, 9th Jan 20

Thank you to the Divine Steps Festival

Monday, 6th Jan 20

Many thanks to Sikh Youth Australia for your support of Can Too Foundation as a charity partner for the Divine Steps Festival which raised $15,584 for Australian cancer research and prevention.

Welcome to the spring edition of Inspire...

Monday, 23rd Dec 19

Dive into the last edition of Inspire for the year. The theme for this Spring 2019 edition is Face Your Fears, which is fitting as we’re currently immersed in the learn to ocean swim program.

You Can Too win a new car

Friday, 13th Dec 19

Congratulations to Tara MacEachern who won the winning prize in Can Too Foundation’s Annual Art Union Raffle – a brand new car. She drove her new Audi A1 Sports car valued at $41,810 home from Audi Centre Mosman on Saturday.

Sighting Techniques & Pool Drills for Oc...

Tuesday, 10th Dec 19

Sighting is an integral part of ocean swimming. Being able to sight the path ahead of you, will keep you on course, both minimising your time in the water and your level of exertion.

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.