Vancouver Celebrities: July/Aug 2011



July 9 The Underwear Affair

Cancers below the waist will account for an estimated 48 percent of all cancers diagnosed in B.C. this year—and 40 percent of cancer deaths. Raise awareness and funds with this 10k run/5k walk around False Creek, followed by drinks and DJs to 10 p.m. 604-734-2873.

July 16 Seek the Peak Relay

This pledge-driven race heads from Ambleside Beach and winds up, 16k later, atop the Grouse Grind; benefits Rethink Breast Cancer. 866-738-4465.

August 13 & 14 The Weekend to End Women’s Cancers

This intensive has raised over $16 million since 2004. Walk 32k day one, or commit to the full weekend (60k), with tents, meals, and entertainment provided. 604-684-9255.

August 27 Tibet Festival Vancouver

Music, dance, food, and arts raise funds at VanDusen for the Tibetan Resettlement project, a humanitarian initiative to resettle 1,000 Tibetan refugees from India in Canada. 604-248-4930.