a family-friendly event benefitting local breast cancer research

BRIGHT Run is a non-competitive, family friendly 1 km/5 km walk or run which is held annually, the first Saturday after Labour Day, at the Dundas Valley Conservation Area in Dundas, Ontario.

WE’re Going Virtual This Year!

Join us for the virtual event on

Saturday, September 11, 2021

We’re Going Virtual This Year!

Join us for the virtual event on

Saturday,
September 11, 2021

REGISTER NOW FOR

BRIGHT RUN 2021

Register now for virtual BRIGHT Run 2021 and get started on your fundraising. We’ve improved our registration page to make it easier for you and your team members to register and fundraise this year.

REGISTER HERE

DONATE HERE

SPONSOR HERE

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We’ve Raised $44,693

15% OF OUR $300,000 2021 GOAL!

BRIGHT Run is all about supporting research. It is through research that advances in the diagnosis, prevention, treatment and care of breast cancer are made.

Last year, we raised more than $333,000 bringing our 13-year total to more than $4.5 million. Let’s make 2021 our best year yet! 

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Created using the Donation Thermometer plugin https://wordpress.org/plugins/donation-thermometer/.Raised $44,693 towards the $300,000 target.Raised $44,693 towards the $300,000 target.

We’ve Raised $44,693

of Our $300,000 2021 Goal

BRIGHT Run is all about supporting research. It is through research that advances in the diagnosis, prevention, treatment and care of breast cancer are made.

Last year, we raised more than $333,000 bringing our 13-year total to more than $4.5 million. Let’s make 2021 our best year yet! 

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''BEST FUN MY FAMILY HAS HAD ON A RUN, AND IT'S FOR A GOOD CAUSE!''

– Kevin Randall

FUNDED

PROJECTS

BRIGHT Run has funded 16 breast cancer research projects. The average grant is about $50,000, with the possibility of up to $100,000 for exceptional projects. Here are some of the projects your donations have funded to date.

BRIGHT Run Breast Cancer Learning Health System Chair

BRIGHT Run Breast Cancer Learning Health System Chair

In the early years of the BRIGHT Run, the funds raised were used to provide grants in support of research studies conducted either in the clinic or in the laboratory. However, another very important component of research is people, i.e. the scientists, who conduct the...

Strategy to Implement Exercise

Strategy to Implement Exercise

One in eight women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime. With improved screening and treatment techniques, more women are surviving breast cancer. However, women live with physical and emotional side effects for years after cancer treatments have ended....

TXA for Mastectomy

TXA for Mastectomy

The Breast Surgery Research Group of the Department of Surgery at McMaster University’s Faculty of Health Sciences has received funding from the BRIGHT Run to investigate a way to reduce the incidence of seroma and hematoma among patients who have had breast cancer...

Identifying Tumour Margins

Identifying Tumour Margins

Breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among women. There is a need to optimize the speed and accuracy of diagnosis and maximize efficiency in treatment of the disease. This proposal will contribute to the efficiency of breast cancer surgery and...

OUR STORY

LATEST NEWS

BRIGHT RUN 2020

Breast cancer did not stop for COVID-19 and neither did BRIGHT Run 2020 or BRIGHT Runners.
Thank you for changing the world and helping to fund local breast cancer research at our Hamilton cancer centre.

Together, we raised more than $333,000!

DATES TO REMEMBER

1

Feb

Mon

Registration Opens!

Register now and begin building your team for BRIGHT Run 2021!

11

Sept

Sat

BRIGHT Run Event Day

Walk, run, cycle, play games…the sky’s the limit for BRIGHT Run 2021!