Friday, January 20, 2012

Cancer Charity Walks of 2012 across the World

Charity Walk - a superb way to bring people together for supporting charity whilst getting active in the outdoors!!! It is one of the best ways to raise awareness and fund for needy people who are suffering from serious diseases like cancer, asthma, motor neurone disease, etc. Many special events are held every year, providing the great chance to volunteer. Last year various sizes’ walks took place all over the world and many charities have raised a fantastic amount towards taking a step closer to realizing cancer awareness - a World free of Cancer. This popular event is a simple way for anyone to take a part in stomping out cancer. In this article, we tried to mention all the upcoming cancer charity walks of 2012 which will be held all across the World.
Cancer Charity Walks of 2012 across the World

Nowadays, cancer is the leading cause of death among people. It robs thousands and thousands of people and their families’ laughter and joy that must be a part of everyone’s family. Participating in the Cancer Charity Walks will help to raise awareness among people and funds for charity to support the research and treatment of cancer. Additionally, these walks are a wonderful way to improve your own health.

1, 6th Annual Scope It Out 5K Run/Walk

In general, colon cancer is the 2nd leading cause of cancer deaths in both men and women. The Chris4Life Colon Cancer Foundation will held 6th Annual Scope It Out 5K Run/Walk on Sunday, March 25, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. in the heart of downtown Washington. The event will start at Freedom Plaza and will include a picturesque tour of well-liked DC sites including the Newseum, National Galley, Ford’s Theater, U.S. Botanical Gardens, FBI Headquarters, and the Capitol.

Event Info
  • Name: 6th Annual Scope It Out 5K
  • Date: Sunday, March 25, 2012
  • Where: Freedom Plaza 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
  • Time: 9:00AM - 12:00PM
2, Pancreatic Cancer Research Walk/Run

One great way to boost funding for research and awareness for pancreatic cancer is Pancreatic Cancer Research Events. Lustgarten Foundation Events serve as a superb celebration of the progress being made in the struggle against this disease. It provides food, live music, community expo and fun for the whole family! Your important participation will provide them hope for the future. To join this event, you have to pay minimum registration fee but you can save $5 by doing pre-registration that will cost only $30, while the walk-in registration will cost $35.

Event Info
  • Name: Pancreatic Cancer Research Walk/Run
  • Date of the event:
    • Saturday, February 11, 2012 at Westlake Village City Hall, Westlake, CA
    • Sunday, April 22, 2012 at Rye Town Park/Oakland Park, Rye, Westchester, NY
3, Prostate Cancer Charity Hadrian's Wall Highlights 2012

Prostate Cancer Charity Walk is 3 day walk of approximately 25 miles taking in the highlights of Hadrian's Wall. It is a guided, fully supported walk and the route passes via some of Northern England's most gorgeous scenery and enjoys some of the premium and best preserved segments of the wall. The trip also includes very relaxed accommodation and your luggage will be shipped between accommodations. This walk is appropriate for most of the people. You should be capable to walk numerous hours a day whilst hauling a small backpack but don't require to have any preceding mountaineering experience.

Event Info
  • Name: Prostate Cancer Charity Hadrian's Wall Highlights 2012
  • Date: 6th - 8th July 2012
  • Where: Northern England
  • Registration Fee: £50
4, Avon Walk for Breast Cancer

The 2012 Avon Walk for Breast Cancer will take place in 9 exciting cities all across the U.S. Though you’ve resided in a place for years, the Avon Walk lets you to experience it in a complete new way, as each Walk route is planned to introduce the best that city has to offer. Select a destination that you always want to visit and spin your Walk weekend into an enjoyable getaway. No matter where you prefer to walk; you can rely on an inspiring journey as you’re fighting breast cancer at each step of the way.

Event Info
  • Houston - April 21-22, 2012
  • Washington DC - May 5-6, 2012
  • Boston - May 19-20, 2012
  • Chicago - June 2-3, 2012
  • Rocky Mountains - June 23-24, 2012
  • San Francisco - July 7-8, 2012
  • Santa Barbara - Sept 22-23, 2012
  • New York - Oct 20-21, 2012
  • Charlotte - Oct 27-28, 2012
To get more info, visit

5, Heather's Walk for the Cure of Lung Cancer

Mark your calendars for the Heather’s 9th Annual Lung Cancer Walk. It is a 3.8-mile walk/fun run across Jack Curtis Stadium to increase funds for lung cancer research. It will be held on Saturday November 3rd, 2012 at Cooper River Park, Pennsauken, NJ.

Event Info
  • Name: Heather’s 9th Annual Lung Cancer Walk
  • Date: Saturday, November 3rd, 2012
  • Where: Cooper River Park, Pennsauken
6, Free to Breathe Phoenix 5K Run/Walk and 1.5 Mile Walk

Free to Breathe Phoenix Lung Cancer Walk was established in honor of Bud VanStechelman. It offers opportunity for lung cancer survivors, advocates and the community to team up to increase awareness and support in the movement to overcome lung cancer. It takes registration fees.

Event Info
  • Name: Free to Breathe Phoenix 5K Run/Walk and 1.5 Mile Walk
  • Date: March 10, 2012
  • Where: Fountain Park, 12925 N. Saguaro Blvd., Fountain Hills
  • Time:
    • 5K Walk - 10:10 a.m.
    • 1.5 Mile Walk - 11:00 a.m.
Other Event
  • Name: Free to Breathe Lake Charles 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk
  • Date: March 24, 2012
  • Where: Lake Charles Civic Center, 900 Lakeshore Drive, Lake Charles
7, Florida Brain Cancer 5k Run/Walk

The 3rd Annual Florida Brain Cancer 5k Run/Walk will be held on March 25, 2012 to speed up Brain Cancer Cure's innovative research funding program. Their 5k event has assisted to increase funds for brain cancer research at the University of West Florida, University of Florida, Florida State University, University of Central Florida, Scripps Florida and MD Anderson Cancer Center Orlando.

Event Info
  • Name: Florida Brain Cancer 5k Run/Walk
  • Dates: March 25, 2012
  • Where: Center Drive Pavilion in John Prince Park, Palm Beach County
8, Walk 4 Pancreatic Cancer

In 2012, Walk 4 Pancreatic Cancer will schedule their 4th Annual Walk for Pancreatic Cancer. Try to bring your friends and relatives and walk in honor of an important person you've lost, for a treat or just meet to walk in hopes of hitting this disease which strikes so radically. Registration for the walk opens in early 2012. Mark your calendars for Saturday May 12, 2012 and forward the date to family and friends!

Event Info
  • Name: 4th Annual Walk Pancreatic Cancer
  • Dates: March 12, 2012
9, Phoenix Brain Tumor Walk

Take a part in the Phoenix Brain Tumor Walk for benefiting the National Brain Tumor Society! Funds increased via this event will help to impel strategic research to discover a cure for brain tumors, and make sure that the critical requirements of the brain tumor community are completed through patient information and public policy.

Event Info
  • Name: Phoenix Brain Tumor Walk
  • Dates: Sunday, March 18, 2012
  • Where: Steele Indian School Park, Phoenix, AZ 
10, Breakthrough for Brain Tumors 5K Run/Walk

Join the Breakthrough for Brain Tumors 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, May 12, 2012 in Lincoln Park. Breakthrough for Brain Tumors will increase critical funds to prop up imperative brain tumor research and desperately required services for those who are diagnosed with a brain tumor. Whether you’re a walker or a runner, this event is a chance to breakthrough for brain tumors.

Event Info
  • Name: Breakthrough for Brain Tumors 5K Run/Walk
  • Dates: Saturday, May 12, 2012
  • Where: Lincoln Park, Chicago, IL
  • Time: 8 A.M.
11, Making Strides walk

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer is not just the name of a walk; it depicts the progress they are making together to save lives and stomp out breast cancer. It is unique and special as the story that encourages dedicated walkers, volunteers and donors. Every step you take and every dollar you raise will save lives by assisting people to stay well and get well, by finding cures, and by combating back against breast cancer.
Assist the American Cancer Society to save lives from breast cancer. So don't wait, find a walk in a different state, or make a donation at

Other Charity Walks of 2012
  • Irish Cancer Society Charity Walk - May 2012
  • The Kerry Way Walk - July 2012
  • Seattle Brain Cancer Walk - 2012
  • Mouth Cancer 10KM Awareness Walk - 2012


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"If you haven't any charity in your heart you have the worst kind of heart trouble" to cure it
Help people, let's unite for one good cause, be a volunteer"save lives"!

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