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Lung Cancer Awareness Charity Run 2018 November 2018 Year 2018 Past Listing

EVENT NAME Lung Cancer Awareness Charity Run 2018
ORGANIZER EMPOWERED-The Cancer Avocacy Society of Malaysia
DATE 11th November 2018
TIME 7.00 am
VENUE Taman Metropolitan Kepong, Kuala Lumpur
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DISTANCE 3.5, 7km


Lung cancer is a major cause of mortality and morbidity in Malaysia and worldwide.  Lung cancer is the second most common cancer death after breast cancer, accounting for about one out of five malignancies in men and one out of nine in women.  Those who smoke have a risk of developing lung cancer that is 10 to 17 times higher than that of non-smokers.  Smoking has been shown to be the main risk factor for lung cancer. The risk increases with the number of cigarettes smoked per day and the number of years the person has smoked.  The risk of lung cancer for non-smokers who are exposed to smoke in the environment (known as second-hand, passive or involuntary smoking), is as much as 30 percent higher than that of  those who are not.  Basically, everyone is succumb to lung cancer, even for young women and non-smoker. 

In spite of the alarming statistics, public awareness of the symptoms, signs and nature of lung cancer was found to be poor.  This has been identified as a cause of late presentation of the disease at an inoperable stage in many patients, and also a delay in diagnosis.   Thus, Lung Cancer Awarenss Charity Run 2018 with the theme of Love Lung , Love Life is a charity drive organized by EMPOWERED-The Cancer Advocacy Society of Malaysia, with the objectives

1) To raise awareness about the many types of lung cancer, recent evolution in diagnostics, therapeutics and prevention.

2)To work in collaboration with governmental and non-governmental organizations to promote smoke-free public and workplaces. 

3)To encourage and educate the public to achieve healthy lungs and active lifestyles.

4)To raise sufficient funds to allow ongoing implementation of our grassroot cancer screening and treatment projects, so as to allow an increasing number of underprivileged communities throughout Malaysia to have their basic right to fight against cancer.  

" Besides being just an ordinary run, there will be lucky draw, food truck, performances, exhibition booth and many more interesting activities which will make your weekend into a wonderful and fruitful experience with your beloved friends and family. 

Event Schedule

Time Program
6.00am Arrival
6.30am Zumba –Warm Up
7.00am Flag-Off 7.0km Charity Run by VIPs
7.15am Flag-Off 3.5km Charity Run by VIPs
8.00am Arrival of Finishers
8.15am Opening Speech & Opening Ceremony
8.35am Performances by Various Entertainers
9.00am Recognition of Event Sponsors
9.20am Lucky Draw Session
9.40am Free and Easy
11.00am Carnival Ends

Flag Off

  • 7.00 am - 7km
  • 7.15 am - 3.5km

Race Kit Collection
* To Be Confirmed

Categories and Fees

Category Distance  Early Bird (now till 21st July 2018) Normal (22nd July till 9th September 2018)
Individual ( aged 17 and above) 3.5km RM63.60 RM74.20
Family ( 2 Adults & 2 Child, Child must aged between 7 to 16 years old only) 3.5km RM212 RM254.40
Individual ( aged 17 and above) 7km RM74.20 RM84.80
Family ( 2 Adults & 2 Child, Child must aged between 7 to 16 years old only) 7km RM254.40 RM296.80

*Inclusive of service fees

Participant Entitlements
All participants will stand to receive the following entitlements:
Howei Shirt Symbol Howei Medal<br />
Symbol E-certificate<br />
Howei Symbol

  • Finisher Medal
  • T-shirt
  • Lucky Draw
  • Goodies Bag
  • E-Certificates
  • Race Bib

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