Blue Nose Marathon 2017

Join Team Brain Tumour! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


We are continuing to build awareness about the brain tumour community in Halifax and Nova Scotia, and so, for the second year running, we have joined forces with THE signature event in Halifax - the Blue Nose Marathon.  

Join us and run, cheer or volunteer!

Our tent will be situated in Granville Mall (behind the Delta Barrington) and this will be our meeting place for those that are walking the 5km on Saturday, May 20 and for all Brain Tumour participants BBQ/ festivities right after 5km walk. Parking – Scotia Square.

Saturday, May 20
Lifemark 5km  
Official Start Time: 2:00 pm  

Noon - 1:30 pm: Team Brain Tumour Tent – Tribute banner, sign in, meet & greet

Noon - 1:45 pm: Scotia Centre – Chip activation 

2:00 pm: Official Start 

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Team Brain Tumour Party – Team Brain Tumour Tent – all registered participants welcome, including children.
 
8:00 pm 
See Doug Hawco! Silent Auction and more...
The Auction House, 1726 Argyle St
Cover $5, with all proceeds to Team Brain Tumour, which will support the Canadian Brain Tumour Registry project.
 
Your registration fees will be covered by Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada.
 
Just like the Brain Tumour Walk events, we will ask all our participants to fundraise. This year, we are directing all funds raised to start a Canadian Brain Tumour Registry to count every brain tumour in Canada. International data suggests that Canada has one of the highest incidence rates for brain cancer in the world. However, we don’t know how many people are affected by brain tumours as Canada does not currently systematically count every brain tumour. We need to change that, as every brain tumour counts! Here's the best part: Your contribution will be DOUBLED! Thank you! 
 
To register, volunteer, or for more information, please contact Eileen Quigg at equigg@braintumour.ca or call 1-800-265-5106 ext. 224
 
You can also see more detail on our donation page!
 
To learn more visit the Team Brain Tumour Facebook page!
 
Proud Supporter 
Share This

Featured Story

Celebrating Edmonton Brain Tumour Walk Coordinator

It takes multiple volunteers to make events like Brain Tumour Walk happen. In Edmonton, the driving force behind the organizing committee is Janet. Learn why she got involved with Brain Tumour Walk in this story, originally posted in March 2015. Thank you Janet, and all the volunteers who are responsible for the success of Brain Tumour Walk events, for all that you do!

Learn more

Spotlight

Sandra's Story: Feeling Fortunate

Sandra is the volunteer coordinator at the 2017 Brampton Brain Tumour Walk on Sunday, May 7, 2017. Learn why she got involved and why...

Learn more

Liz's Story of Giving Back

As we celebrate National Volunteer Week (April 23-29, 2017) we thank all of our 700+ volunteers. Without each contribution, we would...

Learn more

Upcoming Events

  • 28/May/2017: Yellowknife Brain Tumour Walk: 2nd Annual Brain Tumour Walk, Yellowknife, NT... Learn more >
  • 28/May/2017: Hamilton/Niagara Region Brain Tumour Walk: 12th Annual Brain Tumour Walk, Hamilton-Niagara, ON... Learn more >
  • 28/May/2017: Victoria Brain Tumour Walk: 22nd Annual Brain Tumour Walk, Victoria, BC... Learn more >
  • 29/May/2017: Greater Sudbury Support Group: Meets at The Parkside Centre, 140 Durham Street, Sudbury, Ontario... Learn more >
View All Events >
Thank you to the donors whose contributions make this website and all programs, services and research possible.

Copyright © 2017 Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada. Charitable Registration #BN118816339RR0001
35 Years