When talking about Canadian heroes, Terry Fox definitely makes the list. His Marathon of Hope brought the country together. Now, adidas Canada is releasing a retro pair of sneakers to commemorate his run.\nThe Terry Fox collection is being made on the fortieth anniversary of Fox's attempted journey across the Canada to raise money for cancer research.\nadidas is re-releasing its Orion sneakers, the same ones Fox wore in 1980.\nAccording to Complex, Fox had written a letter to adidas before he started his journey asking for a donation of 26 pairs of shoes.\nThese new models include Fox's name on the side along with the signature stripes, as well as a 40-year anniversary logo inside.\nEven the tissue paper included with the shoes will have significance. It will be a recreation of the original letter that Fox wrote asking for shoes from adidas.\nIn addition, the collection includes a t-shirt emblazoned with Terry Fox on the front, as well as a map of his journey on the back.\nAll of the profits from the sale of these items will be donated directly to the Terry Fox Foundation.\nComplex says that the company is hoping to raise $1 million, and that these shoes and shirt are just the first of more drops coming in the next six months.\nUniting a nation through the power of hope.On May 20th, to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Terry Fox’s Marathon of Hope, we will be releasing a commemorative collection dedicated to Terry and his remarkable journey.Learn more at https://t.co/toTJTAORwb.#ThanksTerry pic.twitter.com/eijvo4HrUN— adidas Canada (at 🏡) (@adidasCA) May 15, 2020\nThese will include seven more shirts and a pair of Ultraboost DNA shoes that will reimagine the classic look.\nThe shoes and shirt will both be available starting on May 20. The sneakers will be available for $130 and the top will go for $40.\nView this post on Instagram This is so incredibly exciting... On Wednesday May 20th, to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Terry Fox’s Marathon of Hope, our friends at Adidas will be unveiling a commemorative collection, with all net proceeds supporting the Terry Fox Foundation. Adidas has been a true friend to Terry and his legacy for over 40 years. We are honoured and humbled by this incredible gesture. Preview the collection now: adidas.ca/TerryFox A post shared by The Terry Fox Foundation (@terryfoxfoundation) on May 15, 2020 at 7:40am PDT\nUnfortunately for sneaker collectors in the rest of the world, these commemorative items will only be available in Canada.\nTerry Fox is an iconic Canadian, and his contributions to cancer research are still recognized today. He was offered up on Twitter as someone who could be on the new five-dollar bill.\nNarcity may receive a portion of sales if you purchase something from this article, which was created independently by Narcity's editorial team just for you.