The Kids

Great Cycle Challenge Canada exists for one reason fight kids' cancer!

Our goal is to bring an end to childhood cancer for all kids across Canada to give them the brighter futures they deserve. Please read the stories below to meet our amazing ambassadors for the 2018 Great Cycle Challenge.

Meet Eliza

Eliza’s a little lady with a lot of spunk – so her parents knew something was wrong when she seemed regularly fatigued. Leukemia, however, hadn’t crossed their mind.

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Meet Maryam

A rapidly expanding lump turned Maryam’s attention from usual teenage matters to fighting rhabdomyosarcoma.

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Meet Owen


It was a surreal experience for Owen’s parents, as treatment for what was first thought to be a common cold after a snow trip evolved into a leukemia diagnosis.

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