News Marathoner to tackle Attawapiskat ice road SHARE ON: Taylor Ablett, staff Friday, Mar. 6th, 2015 Chief Financial Officer of De Beers Canada, Steve Thomas is going to be running a very cold marathon along the ice road near Attawapsikat. Thomas is looking to raise funds and awareness for the Mushkegowuk Council’s Inquiry into youth suicide in the region. Thomas will be accompanied on his run by a safety support vehicle. He is an experienced marathon runner. Thomas will be running for 60 minutes at a time because of the extreme cold in the area at this time of year.Thomas will be running on March 11th.