Stockland Gladstone made their weekly parkrun event turn pink on Saturday 26 October, in the Lions Park, Kin Kora, to raise awareness for the Breast Cancer Foundation and Pink Ribbon Day. They had a record crowd with 71 people participating and 11 volunteers including the Cancer Council ladies who raised over $240 on the morning between 7am-8.30am which is just incredible. There was a face painter for the kids and free pink cupcakes courtesy of Brumby’s for all participants on the day.
“We were very impressed with how many people turned out in pink and show their support for the Breast Cancer Foundation,” said Terri Hewerdine, Marketing Manager at Stockland Gladstone Shopping Centre. “it was such a fun morning and so visually effective in raising awareness of the cause”
parkrun perfect for shoppers and the wider community alike who are keen to shape up for summer or just want to get active in the outdoors. It’s a free, weekly, timed 5km run designed for fitness or fun, suitable for all abilities, ages and fitness levels. parkrun isn’t a competitive race against other runners so the whole community can feel comfortable getting involved and being active. All you have to do is register once at www.parkrun.com.au and come along to the Lions Park on Saturday mornings at 7am.