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Auckland Marathon

Do You Enjoy a Challenge?

 


Then why not combine a personal challenge with supporting a charity, prostate cancer effects over 3000 people a year, which is about the same number of women who are effected by breast cancer. Let’s work together and help keep our dads, brothers, sons and uncles alive.

When you sign up as fundraiser, you’ll be joining a group of people who are passionate about supporting the 3000 men diagnosed with prostate cancer every year in NZ.

The funds and awareness from Auckland Marathon will help PCFNZ enormously, and with your help we will be able to continue with research, raising awareness of this disease and supporting men and their families through the prostate cancer journey.

Fundraising doesn’t have to be difficult and we’ll help you every step of the way to ensure you hit your fundraising target. Why not take a look at our list of fundraising ideas to see just how easy it is!

Why run for us?

Kelly’s story – 2016 Charity Hero Runner

“10 years ago, following a medical check-up, Dad was diagnosed with prostate cancer. He immediately started an intensive treatment programme including chemotherapy and radiation however after several years in remission its back and this time very aggressively, spreading to Dad’s lymph nodes, spine and other bones. Unfortunately, his cancer is no longer curable so controlling the spread is our focus going forward.

Last year, I ran the Auckland Marathon to support my Dad and to help raise funds for the Prostate Cancer Foundation who supports patients like Dad and their families.

Get behind this amazing cause – it’s a fantastic feeling to complete the run and to know you’ve made a difference to the lives of prostate cancer sufferers in New Zealand.”

 

Details for Auckland Marathon 2017

Date: 29th October 2017
Time: 6.00am
Location: Devonport to Downtown Auckland

To secure an entry, all you have to do is pledge to raise a minimum of $1,500 for PCFNZ, and in return you’ll receive

  • FREE entry into the event of your choice (full marathon, half marathon, 12km)
  • A Prostate Cancer Foundation Dri-fit running shirt
  • Online fundraising page and fundraising support
  • Free bus or ferry transport to the start of the race
  • PCFNZ goodie bag
  • Eligibility for incentive prizes for fundraising
  • Access to the Prostate Cancer Foundation marquee after the race
  • Exclusive fundraising medal
  • Training advice and tips
  • Promotion through media, our website and social media
  • And more……

Register as a Charity Hero Runner

If you have any questions or have already paid for your entry and would like to support the Foundation, please email: events@prostate.org.nz

 

Auckland  Marathon 2016 was a great success! 

We would like to thank all our charity runners and supporters who helped raise over $24,000 for the Prostate Cancer Foundation.