Blue Nose Marathon 2018

Join us and run, cheer or volunteer!

Walk for hope at the Blue Nose Marathon 

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

Why we run at the Blue Nose MarathonJoin us and run, cheer or volunteer!

Saturday, May 19, 2018

Lifemark 5km  
Official Start Time: 2:00 pm  

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

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

2:00 pm: Official Start 

Post event party - location and other details tbd
 
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! 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!
 
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