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Walking Stars

Walking Stars

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When:

  • Sat 26 Nov ’16, 8:00pm – 2:00am

Where:

Auckland Domain, Domain Dr, Grafton

Restrictions:

R15

Ticket Information:

  • Early Bird: $49.00

Website:

Walking Stars

Walking Stars is New Zealand’s first night-time walking half marathon, bringing people from across NZ together to light up Auckland’s vibrant CBD. The walk begins after sun down and takes you on a starlit walk past some of Auckland’s finest landmarks whilst raising vital funds for the cancer research and care services.

Walking Stars is a half marathon that is achievable by everyone! You can choose to power walk, stride or stroll, but no running!

Sign up now and save with the early bird rate, ends 31 July, and experience a half marathon with a starlit difference

The entry fee starts at $49 and includes:
- A fabulous 21k walk at night
- $40 voucher for Shoe Science*
- Walker number & back sign
- Training plan
- Hydration, and toilet stops along the way
- Finisher medal
- Lifelong memories
- T-Shirt package is optional

The money raised through Walking Stars will help to fund breakthrough lifesaving research, and extend a helping hand to cancer patients and their families at a time in their lives, when they need it most via the Cancer Society.

Research
Kiwi scientists are at the forefront of cancer research at the Auckland Cancer Society Research Centre (ACSRC).
- The survival rate for many cancers has improved by up to 30% and today over 60% of cancer patients will survive more than five years.
- But there is so much more to do.

Care Services
Your support will change lives for the better by ensuring those going through cancer receive compassionate care and support through:
- Home visits to cancer patients by Cancer Society Community Liaison Nurses
- Free counselling for cancer patients and their families
- Advice and information for those affected by cancer though the 0800 Cancer Information line
- Help stamp out preventable cancer through health promotion and education.

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