Blackmores Sydney Running Festival 2018
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As an Oncology/Haematology pharmacist in Orange in rural NSW I see the important work of the Leukaemia Foundation on a daily basis. They support our patients and their families going through their blood cancer journey, they provide lots of awesome information booklets to help people and their family understand their cancer, and their treatment. They also help with transport and accommodation for our patients needing to travel to and stay in Sydney for stem cell transplants (an often curative treatment), without which many rural patients would not be able to afford. I am running a half marathon (21.1km) in the Blackmore's Sydney Running Festival to raise awareness and much needed funds to support the work of this awesome organisation. Especially, for their work with rural people. If you can donate, any amount, it will be greatly appreciated...Just to add to the support, if I hit my $500 goal, I will run the whole half marathon dresses as a red blood cell.

About my cause: Leukaemia Foundation of Australia

The Leukaemia Foundation provides personalised and practical support for people affected by blood cancers and related blood disorders and their loved ones.

These conditions include: leukaemia; lymphoma; myeloma; MDS; MPN; Waldenstrom's macroglobulinaemia; aplastic anaemia; amyloidosis; and related blood disorders.

This support is provided by our extensive team of highly trained Blood Cancer Support Coordinators who are there to help throughout your entire blood cancer experience.

All services are provided at no charge to patients and families and are available in metropolitan, regional and rural areas across Australia.

About Blackmores Sydney Running Festival 2018

The 2018 Blackmores Sydney Running Festival is an iconic event with a spectacular course that includes a run over the Sydney Harbour Bridge and a finish at the Opera House. The festival will be held on September 16, 2018 and features a marathon, half marathon, bridge run and a family fun run - so there is something for everyone. 35,000 runners are expected to participate in 2018.

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