Welcome 1ST October with the 5th edition of the Vodafone Coimbatore Marathon. Like every year the marathon is being organized by Coimbatore Cancer Foundation (CCF) in association with Coimbatore Runners & Show Space Events, not only celebrates the spirit of Coimbatore but also the benevolence of the city as it is held in aid of the CCF, a registered charitable trust dedicated to the counselling, care and support of cancer patients and their family members. The earnings from the Marathon, incoming revenue/sponsorship will go towards cancer awareness.
This will help in early detection with the aid of screening camps along with follow-up care and offer to counsel for patients and their family as well. Apart from these, in the field of palliative services end of life care, CCF offers hospice and home care for the terminally ill. Going a step further, CCF offers grief and bereavement services, helping people deal with their loss.
The other is, a lot of runners attach their particular marathon run to a fund-raising for a charity of their choice. Then they encourage their friends to pitch in (towards their particular fund-raiser).
Who can Register for Vodafone Coimbatore?
Anyone who registers for a Certified Marathon, can run and support a cause. This a great platform for engaging with like-minded people and groups to join hands and support various foundations, making people become more aware of and sensitive to the problem on account of the event.
Such events bring people from all walks of life and unite them on a sporting platform and The proceeds of the previous marathons enable the organisers to launch new initiatives, strengthen existing programs and reach out to much more in the community who need such care and service.
You can get further details about the run here