According to foreign media CNET reports, in 1977, 18-year-old Terry Fox was diagnosed with bone cancer, which forced the long-distance runner to amputate his right leg. Three years later, influenced by the sufferings of cancer patients, Fox began his historic “hope marathon” with his prosthetic leg, which was a volunteer run to raise money for cancer research. In April 1980, fox launched his campaign in Newfoundland, on the east coast of Canada. Fox runs the equivalent of a full marathon every day, and he hopes to call on Canada’s 24 million residents to raise one Canadian dollar each. Before being forced to give up running, fox had raised $1.7 million. Before fox died nine months later, another $23 million was raised. He was only 22 years old. < p > < p > Fox’s fight for an end to cancer inspired the creation of the “Terry Fox Run” (hope marathon), an annual run to raise money for cancer research. The first run, held on Sunday 39 years ago, attracted more than 300000 people and raised $3.5 million. < / P > < p > now, this all inclusive non competitive running event is held around the world every year and has helped raise more than $750 million for cancer research. The report shows that the number of app store purchases soared in the first half of this year due to the impact of covid-19