On Saturday 7 February 2015, BAPS hosted its inaugural Walkathon in Adelaide in support of the Royal Adelaide Hospital Research Fund affiliated with the Centre for Cancer Biology (CCB).
The 7 kilometre walk commenced along the scenic Torrens River at Adelaide city’s centre with hundreds of participants displaying great enthusiasm.
Chief Guest, Professor Greg Goodall, Head of the Gene Regulation Unit at the Centre for Cancer Biology was invited to receive the funds raised. Councillor Chad Buchannan thanked the BAPS organisation for dedicating their efforts in support of such a worthy cause. Other significant guests were Professor Angel Lopez of the Centre for Cancer Biology and Matthew Jackson representing the Royal Adelaide Hospital Research Fund.
Invited guests and the event organizers addressed the enthusiastic crowd with words of inspiration and the importance of research in prevention and treatment of cancer. The guests offered their sincere recognition of the BAPS' fundraising efforts to improve cancer awareness.