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Book Launch for A Runner’s Journey by Bruce Kidd

September 23 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

An outdoor launch for Bruce Kidd’s memoir A Runner’s Journey, with Scott Russell of CBC Sports and Gretchen Kerr, Dean, UofT’s KPE Dept.

From competing at the Olympic games as a teenage track star to his ongoing work as a renowned human rights activist, Canadian sports legend Bruce Kidd tells his remarkable life story in A Runner’s Journey. To launch Kidd’s memoir, University of Toronto Press and Varsity Centre are co-hosting an outdoor event on Thursday, September 23, featuring local luminaries such as Scott Russell, host of the Olympic Games, CBC Television, and Marnie McBean, OC OLY, 3x Olympic rowing champion. The event will be hosted by Gretchen Kerr, Dean, U of T’s Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education.

Admission is FREE with Advance Registration. Copies of A Runner’s Journey will be available for purchase at the event from University of Toronto Bookstore.

COVID-19 protocols will be observed: Masks required. Hand sanitizer provided. Socially distant floorplan in place. Digital contact tracing.


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September 23
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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University of Toronto Press and Varsity Centre


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299 Bloor St West
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