Welcome to my Run for the Cure Fundraising page
For the past six years I have been thinking about doing the Run for the Cure--most of you know why. Initially the concept of running 5km seemed very daunting to me but then so did going through cancer treatments. But my sister went through the latter with such grace and humour, I feel I can do the former. Every day I feel so blessed to be able to even consider running 5km and I would like to use my lucky situation to make a contribution to improving outcomes for those facing this disease. I am so grateful for the progress that has been made but there is so much more to do to make treatment more successful and less daunting. Please make today the day you help out by making a donation. I know I am late in asking (the run is October 2nd) but think of that as being consistent with me taking up running at this late stage!
If you don't know The Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, it funds support for those undergoing treatment as well as contributes to research such as:
• Identifying new genetic factors that predispose people to breast cancer
• Using state-of-the-art technology to design much-needed treatments for breast cancer that has spread to the brain and lungs
Thank you in advance for your generosity! And anyone is welcome to join me in the run in Ottawa Oct 2nd.