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On February 2nd, 2014, Sebastien Sasseville began a Run Across Canada to Outrun Diabetes in St. John's, Newfoundland. He will cross the country from coast to coast, running solo and covering a total of 7,500 kilometres - the equivalent of 180 marathons. His goal is to arrive in Vancouver on November 14th for World Diabetes Day. The Run Across Canada aims to raise awareness about the condition, as well as to inspire, educate and empower people living with diabetes, and to convince them that they can pursue their dreams.