The 11th annual STRIDE Against Cancer is set to take place this Sunday 31 January. The race is the Cayman Islands Cancer Society’s (CICS) premier fundraising event. Proceeds raised by the race will be used to fund the many programmes of the CICS, including its free educational outreach. In addition funds will help the society continue to financial supporting cancer patients. At present over 130 patients are being supported by the CICS.
This year’s race will be island wide, with runners taking part in Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac and Little Cayman simultaneously. Participants can choose between a 10K and a half marathon. The deadline to register for the race is tomorrow (Saturday 30 January), and can be done online both at the CICS website, and on Cayman Active. Racers can collect their T-shirts and race pack from the Cancer Society’s office, on Maple Road next to the Cayman Islands Hospital.
Cancer Treatment Centers of America(CTCA) is the headlines sponsor of the race. Through partnerships with several insurance companies, CTCA is now a treatment option for patients in Cayman. The treatment at CTCA is holistic and integrative, with an emphasis on patient empowerment. In addition CTCA is utilsing leading technology. A new Cancer Navigator for CTCA has been appointed to Cayman, and will be an on island aid to local patients. To learn more about the treatment offered by CTCA to Caymanian patients visit www.cancercenter.com/cayman.