Cheryl Kardish-Levitan has been running long distances for more than four decades.

When she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2000, she chose to keep training despite the radiation’s toll on her body.

Today she’s a top fundraiser for Ottawa’s Run for the Cure.


Produced by Chris Edwards and Koyuki Hayashi

Special thanks to Cheryl Kardish-Levitan

Additional Pictures courtesy of Cheryl Kardish-Levitan

Additional courtesy to: Elana Levitan, Dragon Boat Team, Just Doing It team, Ottawa-Gatineau CIBC Run for the Cure organisers, Dr. Carolina Ilkow