Swim Program Update 2022

Wednesday, 6th Oct 21
It’s that time of year again when the Can Too Community is buzzing with excitement about the upcom...
Robin Nicholls

Rebecca Warren's Top 5 Nutrition Tips for Optimal Performanc...

Monday, 13th Sep 21
As a previous participant and big-time Can Too supporter, I have designed these nutrition tips to he...
Rebecca Warren

6 Lockdown Running Tips From Melinda Gainsford-Taylor

Wednesday, 18th Aug 21
As the mood dips and temptation to take your foot off the exercise pedal increases, Can Too Ambassad...
Can Too Foundation

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...
Can Too Foundation

Boost your fundraising with a Can Too Facebook frame

Friday, 6th Aug 21
We have an exciting new range of Can Too Facebook profile frames to help you promote your fitness an...
Emma Brown

Our gift to you – a free virtual 4-week program

Wednesday, 4th Aug 21
This free, virtual READY TO RUN 4km program is our gift to you!
Penny Nolton

How you Can Too keep Covid safe – suspension of Can Too's ...

Sunday, 18th Jul 21
Can Too is a supportive and caring community, and the best way we can be caring and supportive right...
Emma Brown

Free exercise, mental health and wellbeing resources to help...

Sunday, 18th Jul 21
We want to make sure that you have resources and advice on how to keep well and active plus where yo...
Emma Brown

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 Marath...
Emma Brown

Spotlight on Can Too running Coach Catherine Bolshesolsky

Thursday, 1st Jul 21
Catherine Bolshesolsky is a running coach for Can Too’s Blackmores Sydney Running Festival 10km pr...
Emma Brown

Spotlight on Can Too Hall of Famer, Leanne Bourke

Thursday, 1st Jul 21
Spotlight on Can Too Hall of Famer and first-time participant, Marathon runner Leanne Bourke.
Emma Brown

Strength And Conditioning Tips For Runners

Monday, 28th Jun 21
Can Too Coach Catherine Bolshesolsky shares strength exercises to keep in top shape for running.
Emma Brown

Siobhan gets more than just the runners high from being part...

Tuesday, 22nd Jun 21
Siobhan Komander’s Can Too journey started when she was recovering from lifesaving surgery to remo...
Siobhan Komander

Check out our Fundraising Resource for tips on how to help y...

Thursday, 17th Jun 21
We've got a few tips and tricks up our sleeve to help you meet your fundraising commitment. Check th...
Alana Black

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 ...
Emma Brown

Spotlight on Can Too Coach Mitch Dwyer

Friday, 4th Jun 21
Why do you love running? For me running is a fun and adventurous exercise to be enjoyed with friend...
Emma Brown

EOFY – the best time for giving

Friday, 4th Jun 21
The End of the Financial Year (EOFY) is fast approaching on 30 June. So it's the ideal time to reach...
Emma Brown

Can Too's marathon weekend of running from Sydney to South A...

Friday, 4th Jun 21
Thank you to the 115 Can Tooers who painted South Australia’s Barossa Valley and Sydney’s Pyrmon...
Emma Brown

A Beginner's Guide To Blackmores Half Marathon

Tuesday, 1st Jun 21
Since 2005, Can Too has trained thousands of participants just like you for the Blackmores Sydney Ru...
Chris Garey

Can Too Coach Matt Joyce’s Recovery tips

Friday, 28th May 21
Can Too Coach Matt Joyce shares his post-run recovery tips including, hydration, nutrition, sleep, i...
Emma Brown

Take on the I Can Too challenge and you can win

Friday, 28th May 21
Share your Can Too journey to achieve your goal on Instagram and Facebook and you can win.
Emma Brown

7 Training Tips For Your First Half Marathon

Tuesday, 25th May 21
Training for a half marathon – whether it’s your first or your tenth – is as much about the mi...
Annie Crawford AM

Annie’s dreams came true with Can Too

Thursday, 20th May 21
Annie Kenyon saw her Can Too dreams come true by making it onto the podium in her first Can Too goal...
Emma Brown

400m To 42km – a First-Time Marathoner’s Advice

Tuesday, 11th May 21
Melinda Gainsford-Taylor celebrated years of accolades as an elite sprinter – competing at Olympic...
Marty Pinkstone

Dreams do come true

Thursday, 6th May 21
Congratulations to the 145 Can Tooers who realised their dreams of completing an ocean swim at the 2...
Emma Brown

How you CAN TOO conquer a half marathon

Wednesday, 5th May 21
The first thing to keep in mind when building up to a half marathon distance is to not do it too qui...
James Constantine

Bumper weekend of Can Too swims

Friday, 23rd Apr 21
Thank you to the over 60 Can Tooers who conquered the 2021 Balmoral Swim for Cancer and Cooly Classi...
Emma Brown

Coach profile Sally Lynch

Wednesday, 21st Apr 21
Why running? Running really is something I have always done and always enjoyed. I can’t imagine ...
Emma Brown

I Can Too give back at the Blackmores Running Festival - the...

Monday, 12th Apr 21
People join and stay with the Can Too Foundation for different reasons, often for the winning combin...
Emma Brown

6 Running Tips From Melinda Gainsford-Taylor

Wednesday, 7th Apr 21
As the mercury dips and temptation to take your foot off the exercise pedal increases, Can Too Ambas...
Can Too Foundation

Spotlight on Can Too Hall of Famer Christine Napier

Tuesday, 30th Mar 21
This is the first in a series of spotlights on our Can Too Hall of Famers. Christine Napier is a can...
Emma Brown

Share your Hall of Fame achievement with new Can Too Faceboo...

Friday, 26th Mar 21
Congratulations on becoming a Can Too Hall of Famer. To share your achievement and support your fund...
Emma Brown

Thank you to our latest Hall of Famers

Thursday, 25th Mar 21
Thank you to our latest inductees into the Can Too Hall of Fame – our most loyal fundraisers for t...
Emma Brown

You’re invited to an exclusive lab tour with Can Too funde...

Thursday, 4th Mar 21
You’re invited to attend an exclusive Can Too lab tour with cancer researcher and Can Too Ambassad...
Emma Brown

Can Tooers celebrate their love of ocean swimming at the Nor...

Friday, 19th Feb 21
Congratulations to the approximately 200 Can Too swimmers who conquered the 2021 North Bondi Classic...
Emma Brown

Julia shares the Can Too love on Valentine’s Day

Thursday, 18th Feb 21
Congratulations to ‘JK Swims 1K’ aka Julia Kostenyuk for winning the final instalment of the Pos...
Emma Brown

Cancer Researcher dives into Can Too’s Autumn swim program

Thursday, 11th Feb 21
The Can Too funded cancer researcher Dr Emmy Fleuren will be swapping her lab coat for a beach towel...
Emma Brown

Abbie who swims wins - Post Your Pics competition

Friday, 5th Feb 21
Congratulations to Abbie Williams for winning the inaugural Post Your Pics to win competition. Abbie...
Emma Brown

Can Tooers sail home to victory at the 2021 Big Swim

Tuesday, 2nd Feb 21
Congratulations to the 250 Can Too swimmers who conquered the 2021 Big Swim and Little Big Swim at P...
Emma Brown

Thank you to our latest Hall of Famers

Thursday, 28th Jan 21
Thank you to our latest inductees into the Can Too Hall of Fame – our most loyal fundraisers for t...
Emma Brown

My son’s cancer diagnosis changed my life for the better

Friday, 22nd Jan 21
Teue Collier started 2021 on a positive note by achieving a bucket list goal to run a marathon. This...
Emma Brown

Cooly Classic swimmer thanks Can Too for turning her mental ...

Wednesday, 20th Jan 21
Before joining Can Too in 2014, Leigh Elliott went through a rough time with the breakup of a long-t...
Emma Brown

Can Tooers shine bright at the Run into Summer grand finale

Thursday, 14th Jan 21
Thank you to the 85 Run into Summer participants for shining brightly to complete their running goal...
Emma Brown

Merry Christmas from Can Too

Wednesday, 23rd Dec 20
Thank you for participating, for fundraising and making Can Too such an amazing, supportive and insp...
Emma Brown

Can Too triumphs at the GC50

Thursday, 10th Dec 20
Can Too’s Run into Summer – Brisbane participants triumphed on Sunday to complete their goal eve...
Emma Brown

Can Too’s CEO goes beyond

Thursday, 10th Dec 20
Whilst many people for their 40th birthday organise a party, a special dinner with loved ones or hea...
Emma Brown

Hall of Fame Honour Board

Friday, 4th Dec 20
Congratulations to our latest crop of Hall of Famers. Welcome to the Hall of Fame Honour Board
Emma Brown

Can Tooers beat Olympic swimmers and cancer

Friday, 4th Dec 20
Beating an Olympic athlete in the pool is only a pipe dream for most swimmers no matter how much the...
Emma Brown

Thank you Anne Massey

Friday, 4th Dec 20
Thank you to Can Too Foundation's former Chair, Anne Massey, who stepped down from her role leading ...
Emma Brown

Siobhan hits it out of the park

Thursday, 26th Nov 20
Emma Brown

Running tip of the week

Thursday, 26th Nov 20
Running Technique tip Run like a ski jumper. Running is a controlled fall. 
Emma Brown

Dive in. The water’s fine

Thursday, 19th Nov 20
Can Too’s Learn to Ocean Swim program is going swimmingly with over 380 swimmers taking part. The ...
Emma Brown

HALF MARATHON RACE NUTRITION TIPS

Thursday, 19th Nov 20
Yay you’ve done it! Signed up for your first Can Too run! Well done! You’ve got your training...
Rachel Eagleton

Congratulations to our Hall of Famers of the Month

Friday, 6th Nov 20
Congratulations to our Hall of Famers of the Month
Emma Brown

Spotlight on Can Too Coach 'Mean Machine' Matt Renshaw

Thursday, 29th Oct 20
Learn ocean swim tips from Commonwealth Games dual gold medalist and former Captain of the Australi...
Emma Brown

Swim programs are now open: it’s time to dive back in

Thursday, 22nd Oct 20
Judy Mort signed up to her first Can Too Learn to Ocean Swim program at Port Macquarie last summer. ...
Emma Brown

The Incredible Casey Kids go Beyond to swim 27km and raise o...

Friday, 16th Oct 20
Congratulations to the Casey family for blowing their Can Too Beyond program fundraising goal out of...
Emma Brown

Why I love my Campbelltown Pod - my extended Can Too family

Thursday, 15th Oct 20
Craig Dwyer found the support he received from Can Too to like being welcomed into a family.
Emma Brown

How training for an ocean swim with Can Too saved my life

Thursday, 24th Sep 20
How training for an ocean swim with Can Too saved my life
Stephanie Wood

I Can Too Because

Tuesday, 22nd Sep 20
Can Too devotee Dr Nisha Sachdev has hiked, swum and run marathons to raise over $16,000 for the Can...
Emma Brown

You did it – you ran into spring and turned 2020 around

Monday, 21st Sep 20
Thank you to the over 150 Can Tooers who completed their Run into Spring program. Congratulations on...
Emma Brown

Casey family to swim the length of Northern Beaches to beat ...

Wednesday, 16th Sep 20
The Casey family siblings are diving in to honour their father’s legacy by swimming 27km on 26 Sep...
Emma Brown

I swim therefore I am

Monday, 14th Sep 20
Can Too participant Lindsay Asquith is now a swimming convert. She overcame her fear of drowning fro...
Emma Brown

I Can Too conquer the fear of the unknown

Wednesday, 9th Sep 20
This is my second session in the water, and I’ve made two whole laps – 100 metres – before gas...
Paul Taylor

Congratulations to our Tall Poppy Dr Fernando Guimaraes

Wednesday, 9th Sep 20
Congratulations to Can Too funded researcher, Dr Fernando Fonseca Guimaraes for becoming a Young Ta...
Emma Brown

Celebrating Can Too’s highest fundraisers – our stars am...

Thursday, 3rd Sep 20
Thank you to Margaret-Anne Hayes our highest fundraiser who has raised over $250,000 for cancer rese...
Emma Brown

Sydney Ocean Swim 2021-it's happening!

Thursday, 3rd Sep 20
Can Too is excited to announce that a COVID -safe Sydney Ocean Swim program will take place this yea...
Emma Brown

You Can Too achieve 21k’s in 3 days

Monday, 31st Aug 20
Can Too Foundation is excited to announce the launch of our first Virtual Challenge. Your goal is to...
Emma Brown

Does your trail run training session have a purpose?

Wednesday, 26th Aug 20
As a coach, the one fundamental principle I look to communicate to athletes is that of purpose. Purp...
Tim Locke

Trail Running Strengthens the Body and Meditates the Mind

Tuesday, 25th Aug 20
Trail running combines work, rest and play. Can Too running coach and trail running addict, John Dou...
Emma Brown

Can Too Ambassador AFL Player Nicola Barr’s ABCs on how to...

Friday, 21st Aug 20
The Can Too Foundation is pleased to welcome GWS GIANT AFL Player Nicola Barr as our newest Ambassad...
Emma Brown

Where do your fundraising dollars go?

Thursday, 20th Aug 20
This has been a challenging year for all of us, particularly those directly affected by bushfires, f...
Can Too Foundation Board

Spotlight on Can Too running coach Tim Locke

Thursday, 20th Aug 20
Emma Brown

Spotlight on Can Too Running Coach Bethany Williamson

Friday, 14th Aug 20
Our Trail and Road Running Coach Beth started Can Too as a non-runner, in 2010. She went on to fall ...
Emma Brown

Maple Miso Glazed Chicken with Veggies

Thursday, 13th Aug 20
Maple Miso Glazed Chicken with Veggies Created by Tamara Madden Mad on Nutrition
Tamara Madden

Events may be the cherry, but they’re not the whole cupcak...

Friday, 7th Aug 20
When you’re training hard to complete a running goal you would think that the event being postpone...
Emma Brown

Can Too Coach Jaryd Grantham’s running and fitness tips

Friday, 31st Jul 20
Jaryd Grantham, Exercise physiologist and Can Too Coach for the GC50 Brisbane Pod, advice on how to ...
Emma Brown

Run training Covid safety tips

Friday, 24th Jul 20
We all know, by now, the importance of good hygiene and maintaining physical distance from each othe...

A guide on where to find support and ways to look after your...

Thursday, 23rd Jul 20
We want to make sure that you know where you can find support, during these uncertain times with the...
Emma Brown

Last chance to get naming rights on KG’s body

Friday, 17th Jul 20
Can Too Champion and Community Spirt Award winner, Kieran Gallagher is diving in to celebrate turnin...
Emma Brown

Annie Crawford: My Letter To 24 Year-Old Me

Friday, 10th Jul 20
Dear Annie, I’m writing to you from the future. I want to let you know that everything will be mo...
Annie Crawford AM

Can Too are running into spring

Friday, 12th Jun 20
The great news is that from this Saturday 13 June Can Tooers can meet up for face-to-face training...
Emma Brown

Discover what drives Can Too Ambassador, Heather Hawkins' ad...

Friday, 12th Jun 20
You can join our Can Too Ambassador, Heather Hawkins, an ultra-marathon champion and ovarian cancer ...
Emma Brown

I want to grow up in a cancer-free world

Monday, 1st Jun 20
Sadly Cancer is a major cause of illness in Australia — there are over 1 million people in Austral...
Emma Brown

Annie’s Gratitude Challenge – what are you grateful for?

Thursday, 21st May 20
Can Too Founder Annie Crawford remined me recently during a virtual staff meeting of the transformat...
Emma Brown

Together we Can Too achieve goals that once seemed impossibl...

Tuesday, 19th May 20
Together we Can Too achieve goals that once seemed impossible with the Great Australian Cross Countr...
Emma Brown

7 ways you Can Too keep your employees mentally and physical...

Wednesday, 13th May 20
During these difficult times where workplaces are increasingly fragmented and individuals are faced ...
Emma Brown

Rebecca's Healthier Nut & Seed Muesli Bars

Friday, 1st May 20
A healthier version than what you’d find in the supermarket, but does still contain some sugar. In...
Rebecca Warren

Give the gift of Can Too to a friend in need

Thursday, 30th Apr 20
We are grateful to you and your sponsors for supporting Can Too and we want to give back.
Emma Brown

Why I Can Too By Kieran Gallagher

Tuesday, 28th Apr 20
Find out what inspired Kieran to be part of Can Too.
Celeste Buckingham

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 ...
Celeste Buckingham

Spotlight on Can Too Coach Beth Croft

Monday, 27th Apr 20
Find out more about our Strength and Cardio Virtual program Coach Beth Croft
Emma Brown

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...

Letter to the Younger Me by Kieran Gallagher

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 ...
Celeste Buckingham

Can Too Stretches You Can Do at Your Desk

Thursday, 23rd Apr 20
See our guide to stretches you can easily do at your desk.
Celeste Buckingham

A quick guide on strength exercises you can do anywhere

Thursday, 16th Apr 20
See our guide to exercises you can easily do at home. They will help keep you focused AND improve yo...
Penny Nolton

MILLET WITH SALMON AND ROAST TOMATO

Wednesday, 1st Apr 20
Millet is a fantastic source of complex carbohydrates! It is actually a seed as opposed to a grain, ...
Rebecca Warren

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 c...
Emma Brown

IWD: Thank you to the women who have guided me

Monday, 9th Mar 20
For International Women’s Day, we asked Jennie Star, who is a Can Too Community Spirit Award Winne...
Emma Brown

ROAST PUMPKIN, CHICKEN & GOAT’S CHEESE BUCKWHEAT RISOTTO

Tuesday, 3rd Mar 20
Buckwheat is a great source of complex carbohydrates. It is a seed and gluten free and it is also a...
Rebecca Warren