The 2011 Hike for Hospice marked the fifth year of the partnership between the Stampeders and Hospice Calgary.
Calgary Stampeders fullback Rob Cote led the annual Hike for Hospice Calgary on Sunday, May 1, 2011, at Fish Creek Park — Glennfield Area A. Cote was joined by Hospice ambassadors Jennifer and Rylan Monaghan, teammates Tim O’Neill and Jon Cornish, as well as receivers coach Pete Costanza, the Calgary Stampeders Outriders and Ralph the Dog.
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“It’s just amazing to see how much the Hike has grown. I’m amazed by the swell of support,” said Cote, “I am so proud to have been here and felt like a part of something that impacts so many people in such a positive manner.”
With over 500 hikers and more than $75,000 raised, the Hike has grown by leaps and bounds. The Calgary Stampeders have been involved with Hospice Calgary since 2007.
The 5K walk or 10K fun-run raises funds to support individuals and families whose lives are transformed by a life-threatening illness or the death of someone close to them.
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