2,012 PARTICIPANTS BEGIN DAY TWO OF 60-KM WEEKEND TO END BREAST CANCER WALK RAISING $5.1 MILLION
Walkers will finish the last 30 km of their 60 km journey at the UBC Thunderbird Stadium.
(Vancouver, August 19) - Yesterday, the BC Cancer Foundation announced that 2,012 participants raised $5.1 million in Vancouver’s 4th annual Weekend to End Breast Cancer event, a 60 kilometre walk to raise funds for breast cancer research and care at the BC Cancer Agency (BCCA). The fifth annual Weekend to End Breast Cancer benefiting the BC Cancer Foundation is already planned for September 5-7, 2008.. Read more...
The 2007 Route map is here!
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Invite your friends and family to support you! Tell them to bring their BIG signs, smiling faces and happy cheers to the sites on this flyer.
Thank you to the Crew!
Crew is closed but you can still register as a walker below.
Due to the incredible response we’ve received from caring women and men like you, Crew registration for The Vancouver Weekend to End Breast Cancer® is now closed! If you have a Medical or Massage background and would like to be part of our specialty Crew, please call us at (604) 684-WALK (9255).
We are also still accepting Walker registrations. If you'd like to take part as a Walker and contribute to this life-changing event, please call us or click here to register!
What is The Weekend to End Breast Cancer®?
The Weekend to End Breast Cancer benefiting the BC Cancer Foundation is your chance to discover what it means to be a hero. During one amazing weekend, August 17-19, 2007 thousands of women and men will join forces in Vancouver to walk 60 kilometres and make a real difference in the fight to end breast cancer. The money you raise will benefit the BC Cancer Foundation, a leader in this critical cause. One in nine Canadian women will be diagnosed with breast cancer, maybe even someone special in your life. So we are joining forces to fund breast cancer research and care so that we may end this heartbreaking disease for good. We need your fighting spirit and determination. Register today and make a commitment to this super cause - and become a super you!
The Weekend to End Breast Cancer is a journey you will never forget.
The Weekend to End Breast Cancer benefits breast cancer research and care through the BC Cancer Foundation, an international leader in the fight against cancer and an independent charitable organization, which supports research and care at the BC Cancer Agency. The BC Cancer Agency supports breakthrough research and compassionate care, including its innovative new breast cancer research program using gene technology to develop personalized treatments built on the Agency's unique strength in genome science and its province-wide cancer control system. The BC Cancer Agency is also dedicated to earlier diagnosis for breast cancer patients — a critical factor in improving survival. With cancer survival rates better than any other province in Canada, the BC Cancer Agency has become a model for cancer care and control around the world.