18 November 2018 – More than 3,000 runners gathered at Saradise, Kuching to participate in the KPJ Cancer Awareness Run last Sunday. At the starting line, runners were seen holding coloured powder and at the sound of the horn, a burst of colours filled the air with some runners splattering the powder on their faces and friends!
The larger crowd ran the shorter 3km route while the 7km route took runners around the nearby housing estate before returning to the finishing line.
The medal was a keeper – a lip kissing cancer goodbye distributed to runners in a goody bag. Many stayed back and waited for the grand lucky draw prize which was an iPhone. There was also a booth offering runners free health screening. And a rare sight at such events was a Starbucks mobile unit amongst other food trucks! What a way to start the day – run, stay healthy and kiss cancer goodbye!
Proceeds from the run were donated to the Sarawak Cancer Support Group and Sarawak Pink Ribbon, with each organisation receiving RM5,000.