Hyderabad, 10th September 2018: The second edition of the 'CANcerRun’ with the theme, 'Let Us Overun Cancer', being organized by Grace Cancer Foundation along with Hyderabad Runners, sponsored by Microsoft, will be flagged of on October 13th, 2019 morning at People's plaza, Necklace Road. The registrations for the Run closes on September 20th, 2019. Dr Hemanth Vudayaraju, Robotic Surgical Oncologist, Marathoner & Race Director and Dr Chinnababu Sunkavalli, Founder & CEO, Grace Cancer Foundation; speaking at a press conference on Tuesday said, the Run is part of Government of India's initiative, Fit India movement, recently launched by Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. Mr V.C. Sajjanar, IPS, Commissioner of Police, Cyberabad and Shilpa Reddy, Fashion Designer & Model, unveiled the Cancer Run T-Shirt, on the occasion.
Grace Cancer Foundation, a charity organisation, working towards providing succour to cancer patients, has initiated CANcerRUN, to raise public awareness against cancer, its prevention and early detection. The cancer survivors participating in the Run can instil confidence and hope amongst those afflicted of cancer, that cancer after all is conquerable.
The Grace CANCER RUN, will be the world's largest Cancer Run with participants running for the cause from across the globe including in India at Hyderabad, Mumbai, Kakinada, Davanagere, Nasik, Nizamabad, in USA at California, Sydney in Australia and Abu Dhabi. Close to over 25000 enthusiasts are committed to run at all these locations. They are raring to go and spread the word about cancer. September 20th, 2019, is the last date for registering for the run. The Run will be in three categories of 2k fun walk/run, 5k run/walk and 10k timed run.
An avid marathoner Dr Hemanth Vudayaraju says, Running is the easiest way to stay fit, something which comes naturally to each one of us, requires least in terms of infrastructure and equipment and hence is the most uncomplicated way to yield sustaining health benefits. In the west every major city marathon has a huge number of charity runners and cancer related charities being the foremost Late diagnosis is the bane of cancer in India and that's because of lack of awareness about cancer.
CANcerRUN 2019 is a opportunity to challenge yourself, set new limits and reduce your cancer risk by being physically active. This is a race to save lives, organized by Grace Cancer foundation. Grace has been relentless in its efforts to create awareness about cancer and aims to save lives in the long run. No one should fight cancer alone, this event invites people of all walks of life to join in the fight and run alongside those who are impacted by Cancer, says Dr Chinnababu Sunkavalli. Cancer is curable if detected early and they don't just survive but Conquer the disease. This run is in support of People who fought this disease, he adds.
About Grace Cancer Foundation
We are the only charity organization that works across every aspect of cancer; we help people from prevention to early diagnosis through to treatment and beyond. Grace Cancer Foundation is founded with the vision to alleviate cancer burden through Education, Early detection, Treatment, Rehabilitation and cutting edge Research for the needy. We aim to provide CURE, CARE and COMPASSION and commitment to the needy people by holistic approach. We believe that every person on earth, irrespective of their Social and Economic status, has equal right to treatment. We intend to create an organization that helps people around the globe in their quest to conquer Cancer.