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Show your support and sponsor someone in the Run for Research!

21 February 2012

We have been humbled by the dedication of the individuals and teams who are raising funds for the Malaghan Institute and we are grateful to everyone who has supported the Run for Research so far.

The Run for Research has brought together people from all walks of life, and fitness levels – however a uniting feature is their motivation to get behind a great cause and support the work of the Malaghan Institute. For some it is the loss of a loved one that has driven them to take part and fundraise, for others, the knowledge that they are making a difference.

Now is your chance to show your support of these awesome individuals and teams. Please consider sponsoring someone doing the Run for Research – your donation will not only encourage them to give it their all, but will help our scientists on the journey to discover cures for cancer, asthma and allergy, arthritis, MS and infectious disease.

To make a donation simply visit www.runforresearch.co.nz, click ‘Sponsor a Friend’ and choose someone who is supporting the Malaghan Institute.

Or you can choose someone below:

• Malaghan Institute Staff
Malaghan staff are lacing up their sneakers and taking part in the Run for Research for the second year “running” and hope that you will support the team.

• Melissa Moon
We're thrilled to have our good friend and awesome Kiwi runner Melissa Moon joining us in the Run for Research at the upcoming AMI Round the Bays event. Melissa, the two-time World Mountain Running Champion and World Stair Racing Champion is the Malaghan Institute Ambassador.

• Carol Price
Carol Price, of Whitianga, is another inspiring individual who has joined the Run for Research. At 67, Carol has been living with rheumatoid arthritis for more than 16 years. “Like so many people, I have family members who have died of cancer and a friend who is currently battling melanoma. Medical research has helped people conquer previously fatal conditions, so we owe it to ourselves, our families, friends and community to help scientists continue on this quest.”

We all know someone affected by cancer, asthma, arthritis, MS or infectious disease and this is your chance to help us help them. Please show your support as “Every Step Brings Us Closer to a Cure”.