Do it For Dads | Sarah's Story

Do it For Dads Walk Run

The Do it For Dads Walk Run 5KM is a fun, family-friendly event, hosted on Father's Day, that raises awareness and funds for the leading cancer affecting Canadian men and the families that love them.

Registration: $35 or fundraise $125 and waive your registration fee. Your dollars are having an impact on research that has the greatest potential to improve prostate cancer prevention, diagnosis and treatment to ensure a better quality of life for survivors.

Click here to register!

Shortly after my 16th birthday I lost my father to prostate cancer. He was 68 years old. My dad missed one yearly checkup and by the time he was diagnosed, it was too late as the cancer had taken its toll and spread. My brother and I were forced to grow up into our later years without our father by our side. Yearly checkups are crucial to maintainin and preserving ones health. Missing a checkup could potentially change a life forever, as evidenced by my father.

This will be my sixth year participating in the Do it For Dads Walk Run. Our team, "Charlie's Angels" will be back at it again, and we cannot wait for the event! It is truly an honour to participate in this event and it is a great way to all come together and raise money for an incredible cause that is near and dear to my heart.

Register today and you'll be entered into a draw for Toronto Blue Jays tickets for their Friday, June 10th game versus the Baltimore Orioles! Don't wait! The contest ends this Wednesday, May 18 at 12:00 PM! (Ontario registrants only)

Together we can build a better future for all the men in our lives. All of the funds you raise will be invested in research and supportive care to help improve the odds for the 1 in 7 men who will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime.

I look forward to seeing all of you there!

Sarah Levy
Posted: 2015-01-20 1:56:12 PM
Filed under: canada, cancer, dads, do, for, it, loved, one, prostate, run, story, walk


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