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Walk4BrainCancer Wollongong

Sunday 22 October 2023

Donate to Wollongong walk

Walk4BrainCancer this October, join us at Beaton Park Athletic Track and support those impacted by brain cancer.

  • Sunday 22nd October, 2023
  • Registration | Wristband collection from 9am
  • Walk starts at 10am
  • Beaton Park Athletic Track, Foley Street, Gwynneville NSW 2500
  • On Sunday 22 October, we’re inviting you to put your purple gear on and join us for an inspirational 2-5km walk on the Athletics Track at Beaton Park, Gwynneville, in honour of those we’ve lost to brain cancer, to celebrate the survivors, and to give hope, courage and support to those currently fighting brain cancer and to each other.  You will also be helping to raise much needed awareness and vital funds for brain cancer research and advocacy.

    The track is an all-weather purpose track, caters for walkers of all levels and is suitable for wheelchairs and strollers.  You can walk as many laps as you like (2km is equivalent to approximately 4 laps of the track).

    Registration is from 9am and the walk will commence at approx. 10am.

    A huge amount of planning & effort has gone into making an epic return to the track & raising as much funds as possible, including:

    Guest Speaker Lance Kawaguchi, CEO, Cure Brain Cancer Foundation

    • Sausage Sizzle
    • Food Stall
    • Coffee Truck
    • Ice Cream Van
    • DJ
    • Jumping Castle
    • Face Painting
    • Merchandise
    • Professional photography
    • Awesome Raffle Prizes
    • Entertainment
    • Cheerleading performance by Air Born Cheerleading
    • Some Cure Brain Cancer merchandise will also be available for sale on the day.  Alternatively, merchandise can also be ordered online at https://walk4braincancer.com.au/shop/

     

  • My dad Stojan was diagnosed with a brain tumour at the age of 35. He sadly passed away 12 months following his surgery, leaving behind mum who was 30 at the time, and 3 young children. We miss Dad every day and wonder what life would have been like if he was still with us. It is devastating that more than 30 years on, brain cancer kills more children than any other disease and more people under 40 than any other cancer. Of recent, wonderful members of our local community have been left devastated with a brain cancer diagnosis or the loss of their loved ones due to brain cancer and it is absolutely heartbreaking. The walk for me represents awareness, funds for research and advocacy, support, love, hope, honor, and respect.”

    – Kate, organiser of Walk4BrainCancer Wollongong

    Support Cure Brain Cancer Foundation as we strive to increase brain cancer survival and improve the quality of life for people living with this disease. Our community is at the core of everything we do. We won’t stop until the cancer does.

    Connect with our Wollongong Community and share your pics via Facebook or Instagram.

  • Kate Mitrovski

Help us reach our goal

Raised

$

2023 Goal

$

Wollongong 2023 Leaderboard

Walk4BrainCancer is a series of walks raising awareness and funds for brain cancer research.
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