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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.

Join us for our 15th annual event!

Saturday, September 10th, 2022

THE NEW BRIGHT RUN BREAST CANCER LEARNING HEALTH SYSTEM CHAIR

The BRIGHT Run’s 17th funding commitment represents a unique and cutting-edge legacy that is a tribute to the hard work of our participants, volunteers and community partners over many years.

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We’ve Raised $5 million
Our goal for 2022 is 
$315,000

Let’s make 2022 our best year!

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.

This year, we raised more than $369,000 bringing our 14-year total to more than $5 million! 

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Created using the Donation Thermometer plugin https://wordpress.org/plugins/donation-thermometer/.Raised $15 towards the $315,000 target.Raised $15 towards the $315,000 target.

We’ve Raised $5 million

Our goal for 2022 is $315,000

Let’s make 2022 our best year!

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 $369,000 bringing our 14-year total to more than $5 million. Let’s make 2022 our best year yet! 

DAYS UNTIL THE RUN

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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.

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 2021

Breast cancer did not stop for COVID-19 and neither did BRIGHT Run 2021 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 $369,000!

DATES TO REMEMBER

1

Dec

Wed

Registration Opens!

Register now and begin building your team for BRIGHT Run 2022!

10

Sept

Sat

BRIGHT Run Event Day

Walk, run, cycle, play games…the sky’s the limit for BRIGHT Run 2022!