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“Journey For Lives”

Stephen Fonyo

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, September 15, 2011
1. “Journey For Lives” Marker
Inscription. In commemoration of Stephen Fonyo’s run across Canada to raise money on behalf of the Canadian Cancer Society, for cancer education, patient care and research.

His “Journey For Lives” covered nearly 8,000 kilometers, starting in St. John’s, Newfoundland, March 31st, 1984, and was completed here, May 29th, 1985.
Province of British Columbia.
 
Erected by Province of British Columbia.
 
Location. 48° 24.534′ N, 123° 22.153′ W. Marker is in Victoria, British Columbia, in Capital Regional District. Marker is at the intersection of Douglas Street (at milepost 0), and Dallas Road on Douglas Street. Touch for map. This marker is located at Mile 0 of the Trans Canada Highway. Marker is in this post office area: Victoria, British Columbia V8V, Canada.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Terry Fox (a few steps from this marker); "Tomorrow Run 91" (within shouting distance of this marker); Le Legs De La Famille Côté (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Beacon Hill (about 240 meters away); Twinning of Morioka, Japan and Victoria (approx. 0.3 kilometers away);

“Journey For Lives” Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 15, 2011
2. “Journey For Lives” Marker
Beacon Hill Park (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Signs of Lekwungen (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Finlayson Point (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Victoria.
 
Categories. Charity & Public Work
 
“Journey For Lives” Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, September 15, 2011
3. “Journey For Lives” Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 6, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 552 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 6, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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