Real Insurance Sydney Harbour 10k & 5k
Elle and her girls 😊

Elle and her girls 😊 

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Hi Everyone, The girls and I are going to 'kick cancer where it hurts' by walking 5k around Sydney harbour on 29 July 2018 to raise much needed funds for 'Love Your Sister' and support them in their quest to vanquish cancer. We will be joining together with other 'Love Your Sister' villagers to form a 'human rainbow thingy' whilst also looking absolutely gorgeous in our LOUD and PROUD rainbow socks!! The more funds raised, the more research can be done to find a way to beat this cancer monster! Your support will not only chip away at our target of $1000 but will also give you the chance to show cancer what you think of it and back 'Love Your Sister' who give 100% of funds raised directly to research! Cancer has touched us all in some way and 'Enough is Enough'! Any amount you can give makes a huge difference! You can also get behind the cause by encouraging others to get involved too. Please share the link to our page to your friends and family on social media. Thank you for your generosity and giving hearts -- it means heaps to us! The girls and I may be walking, but you are making a true difference through your love and support. El and the girls Xxxx

About my cause: Love Your Sister

Love Your Sister is Australia’s most authentic and fastest-growing cancer charity.

Victorian Australian of the Year 2018 and Love Your Sister co-founder Samuel Johnson, has one simple message for anyone interested in solving the cancer conundrum...

“Love Your Sister passes on 100% of all individual donations IN FULL to the country’s best researchers. No skimming, no admin, no bull.”  - Samuel Johnson

It all started with the most absurd dare imaginable. Connie Johnson, young mum of two, was told that she was terminal with breast cancer and to arrange her affairs. Instead, she sent her brother, actor Samuel Johnson (best known as the guy who played ‘Molly’), to ride around the entire country on a unicycle, to personally remind every young mum in the land to check their boobs. Love Your Sister was born.

Samuel kept his promise. After 364 days atop his one-wheeler, over 1000 media calls, 450 community fundraisers and 50 school visits, Samuel finally returned to Federation Square on his unicycle and into Connie’s waiting arms. And the scientists at the Garvan Research Foundation found themselves $1.4M richer.

While Samuel’s insane unicycling adventure is done, Love Your Sister is not. Not while there’s still no cure. Not after Samuel promised the 360,000-strong Love Your Sister Village that he would up the fundraising goal to TEN million dollars. Currently, their total stands just over $7M. There is now a new Breast Cancer Lab at Garvan, headed by the Connie Johnson Fellow, Professor Elgene Lim, and a new national metastatic tissue bank, for all cancers, is rolling out this year.

After his Gold Logie-winning turn as Molly Meldrum for Network Seven, Samuel promptly retired from acting to focus entirely on Love Your Sister’s goal of raising ten million dollars for cancer research. In Samuel’s words, ‘Cancer is the last true riddle of our time (not of our doing) and I wanna be a part of the push to solve it once and for all. I won’t play pretend on telly while science is being muzzled’.

About Real Insurance Sydney Harbour 10k & 5k

The Real Insurance Sydney Harbour 10k and 5k sees over 5000 participants, starting at The Rocks, who run or walk around the sparkling Sydney Harbour. A great training event for Sydneysiders preparing for the winter and spring classics alongside those taking part in their first fun run. The 10k course starts at the historic Sydney Rocks, a one lap loop which hugs the harbour foreshore to ensure spectacular views throughout. The course will travel along Hickson Rd, through Cockle Bay, Darling Harbour, and back into The Rocks to the finish line outside the Overseas Passenger Terminal. The 5k also starts at The Rocks and continues around the edge of Sydney Harbour, under the famous Sydney Harbour Bridge before an out and back section along Hickson Road. Participants will return beneath the Harbour Bridge following the foreshore to the finish line with views of the Sydney Opera House.

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