Back for a second year, Concrete Hero hits Vancouver this summer with a 9km challenge. The ultimate urban obstacle challenge is an event to raise funds and awareness for BC Cancer Foundation and is a great way for anyone who wants to challenge themselves for a great cause, and have fun doing it.
Concrete Hero is the ultimate urban obstacle challenge, helping to raise money and awareness for BC Cancer Foundation (BCCF). People of all ages and athletic abilities will challenge themselves in a unique urban obstacle adventure through the streets and alleyways of downtown Vancouver. Crawl your way through the “Second Beach” Dash, scale over parked cars in the “Lions Gate” Lockdown, climb your way up the “Chief,” swing your way over “Lost Lagoon” within falling in and come face-to-face with the city’s elements like you’ve always wanted during this 9km chip-timed course.
It takes strength in numbers to change the future of healthcare. Philanthropy is the fuel that keeps the BC Cancer Agency’s research engine running, and the money raised through Concrete Hero directly funds the work of the Agency throughout B.C. This makes all Heroes partners in discovery. With philanthropy and research working together, BCCF can achieve their vision of a world free from cancer.
Concrete Hero is not just for extreme athletes or gym-junkies, it’s for anyone who wants to challenge themselves for a great cause and have a ton of fun while doing it!
What: Concrete Hero – Ultimate Urban Obstacle Challenge
When: August 17, 2014
Register: www.concretehero.ca or call 604-488-HERO (4376)
The BC Cancer Foundation is the bridge that connects philanthropic support and research breakthroughs in cancer knowledge. As the fundraising partner of the BC Cancer Agency and the largest charitable funder of cancer research in this province, BCCF enables donors to make contributions to leading-edge research that has a direct impact on improvements to cancer care for patients in British Columbia. It funds with the goal of finding solutions. As an independent charitable organization, the Foundation raises funds exclusively for the BC Cancer Agency that support innovative cancer research and compassionate enhancements to patient care.
The BC Cancer Agency, an agency of the Provincial Health Services Authority, is committed to reducing the incidence of cancer, reducing the mortality from cancer, and improving the quality of life of those living with cancer. It provides a comprehensive cancer control program for the people of British Columbia by working with community partners to deliver a range of oncology services, including prevention, early detection, diagnosis and treatment, research, education, supportive care, rehabilitation and palliative care. For more information, visit www.bccancer.ca.
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