#JoburgCares: Breast Cancer Awareness Events


October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which means we’re ready to paint the town pink and show some love and respect for all the breast cancer fighters and survivors. Here’s some events to get involved in…

Breast Cancer Awareness Events

Throughout October, a multitude of events and initiatives unfold, each aimed at illuminating the importance of early detection, celebrating survivors, and advancing research. In this comprehensive guide, we present a curated list of impactful events, ranging from high teas to walks, to educational seminars, all devoted to championing the cause of breast cancer awareness.

ILove Boobies Charity: Imagine Challenge

Date: The Month of October 2023.

The Imagine Challenge is a month-long virtual challenge. Raise awareness for the ILoveBoobies Charity this October, in honour of International Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Utilise your passion for sports to advocate for the education, empowerment, and screening of underprivileged South African women in their battle against breast cancer

Read more about this event here.

Jozi Active Pink Hike

Date: Saturday, 21 October at 08:00 – 11:00.

Join Jozi Active for their Pink Hike for a fun morning out in nature, with beautiful views of Harties Dam and so much more, all in support of Pink Drive. With 3 different distances to choose from, the hike is open to all ages and experience. Bring your friends and family and come dressed in everything pink to show your support. 

Read more about this event here.

Cuppa for Cancer at Glenburn Lodge

Date: Saturday, 21 October at 12:00 – 16:00.

Should you attend the event you can look forward to a scrumptious finger lunch with refreshments. Furthermore, the Muldersdrift located lodge will have an exciting lineup that includes a distinguished guest speaker and captivating entertainment. It’s a fantastic opportunity to gather for a great cause, raising awareness for cancer.

Click here to view the event listing.

Wellness Walk Against Cancer 2023

Date: Saturday, 28 October at 06:30 – 11:00.

Join South Africa United Against Cancer in their mission to inform, educate, and spread awareness about Cancer. You’re encouraged to join the fight against cancer and contribute to The End of Cancer fundraising efforts. Let’s stand united against cancer! Tickets are on sale from R100 per person.

Read more about this event here.

5km Pink Run

Date: Saturday, 28 October from 07:00.

Rosebank Mall are uniting to spread awareness for breast cancer and support the CANSA Organisation by raising funds. Let’s turn the town pink as we move forward, whether by running, walking, or dancing, surrounded by a vibrant spectrum of colours, all in the spirit of a worthy cause.

Find the rest of the event details here.

CANSA 5km Colour Run

Date: Saturday, 28 October at 08:30 – 13:00.

Join The Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) for an exhilarating day of fitness and fun at the CANSA Active 5km Colour Run Sports Day held at Marks Park Golden Eagles Sports Club!

Read more about this event here.

Cancer Nutrition Sip and Paint

Date: Saturday, 28 October at 12:00 – 16:00.

On this day, esteemed food nutritionists and experts will share their invaluable knowledge, experiences, and insights for cultivating a healthier lifestyle. Invite all your friends to join for a delightful lunch, refreshing drinks, and an afternoon filled with joy, camaraderie, and rejuvenation.

Click here to view the event.

Through education, early detection, and community support, these events empower individuals with the knowledge and resources they need to take charge of their health. They also foster a sense of unity, reminding us that we are not alone in this battle.

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