Running for the Cure in 2011

The photo above was taken yesterday on the promenade in Blackpool during our run. I’m using the time to train for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure.

Each year I participate in the CIBC Run for the Cure to raise money for breast cancer research and prevention. It’s important to me for personal reasons. My paternal Grandmother died of cancer in 2001. She was the most amazing woman and it was heartbreaking to watch.

My maternal Grandmother was diagnosed with breast cancer a couple of years ago, and underwent treatment that would not have been possible without fundraisers like this raising money for breast cancer research. It sounds cheesy, but it’s true: with your help we can make a difference.

This year’s run takes place on Sunday, October 2nd, 2011. I’d like to raise $500 – a modest amount, but right now I’m far short of my goal. If you can, please donate. Every little bit helps.

Thanks for your support!