Getting Dirty in Cancer Fight

By TPSnews Staff,
Toronto Police Service
Published: 3:55 p.m. June 18, 2018
Updated: 10:56 a.m. June 20, 2018

A team of TPS women took on muddy obstacles in the fight against breast cancer.

A group of women flexing their arms
The team shows off their strength before the race begins
  • A group of women flexing their arms
  • People on an inflatable slide
  • people on a rope obstacle
  • A woman smiling
  • A group of women in matching outfits holding medals

Toronto Police Service officers and civilians from Talent Acquisition, Aboriginal Peacekeeping and Corporate Communications participated in the 2018 Mud Girl Run June 16 in Durham Region at  Dagmar Ski Resort. The five-mile course challenged participants with overcoming 17 mucky obstacles. The team crawled through muddy pits, tranches, ran up hills, and climbed walls all in support of raising money and research for the Breast Cancer Foundation.

Constables Juliane Palm, Cindy Chung, Karen Elgar and Monica Rutledge were joined by civilian members Kesia Alexander, Kelly Esquat and Melissa Bisschops in crossing the finish line together.

Constable Joseph Lee also supported the team and was recruiting for new officers at the event.

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