A fun family event for all ages and abilities
Run or walk, set yourself a fitness goal and celebrate with us afterwards in the event precinct at St Lukes Anglican School! Whichever race you decide, we will be cheering you on at the finish line! For event prices click here.
Location: Start and finish at St Luke’s Anglican School
When: Sunday, May 17, 2020
Registrations open: 7am
Kids 2km Junior Dash
- All children will receive a finishers medallion.
- All children must have an accompanying adult running with them.
- 10 years old is the maximum age for entry.
5km or 10km
- All runners will receive a timing chip in their race bib to record their finishers time.
- Trophies will be awarded to the fastest three male and female runners for each age category in each race.
Online fundraising will be a new feature to Ring Road Run in 2019. Participants will be given a personal fundraising page. Through this you can connect your fitness app, share your training and ask people to sponsor you through making easy online donations. Your support through this will ensure that the Wide Bay Burnett community can continue to be supported through the impact of cancer.
All children participating in the 2km junior dash will receive a finishers medallion.
Medals will be awarded to the fastest runners of each category within each event for both males and females. These will be presented at the event in the main event area, within St Luke’s Anglican School.
Committed to reducing our cancer risk
As an organisation that is committed to the Wide Bay Burnett community, we are excited to launch the comeback of the regions most loved running event and we invite you to join us!
Something for all ages and abilities, a family fun morning. With research showing that one third of cancer cases could be prevented through healthy lifestyle choices, this event is the perfect opportunity for us to combat cancer together and as a community, cut our cancer risk.
WIDE BAY BURNETT CANCER FACTS
1 in 2 Queenslanders will be diagnosed with cancer by age 85
Around 1700 people in the Wide Bay Burnett region are diagnosed with cancer each year
Around 570 people in the Wide Bay Burnett region die from cancer each year
Run for a reason – create hope for the Wide Bay Burnett Community
This year we are calling on the Bundaberg and the Wide Bay Burnett community to help raise funds, ensuring no one in your community faces cancer alone. Funds raised at this years event will be dedicated to support and prevention programs within your region, along with helping fund vital research which aims to find better treatment options for those impacted by cancer.
SUPPORTING PEOPLE AFFECTED BY CANCER
No one should go through cancer alone.
CCQ offers a wide range of cancer support services to assist patients and their families. In 2018, we provided hundreds of people in the Wide Bay Burnett region with support.
Cancer Council Queensland's accommodation lodges offer a potential 100,000 bed nights statewide each year.
405 contacts were made with 13 11 20, providing support to those impacted by cancer.
31 people referred to our Cancer Counselling Service.
$9980 of financial assistance provided through Cancer Council services, supporting 50 patients.
97 wigs and turbans were provided to Queenslanders who experienced hair loss as a result of cancer treatment.