Diagnosed with ovarian and bowel cancer in 2018, Belinda has been focused on making every moment count with her children ever since.
 
The 50 year old single mum has two beautiful children, Jake 21 and Maddie 9 years old.
 

Following his diagnosis in 2017, Brett took up running to help clear his mind and keep strong and fit.

Brett was due to participate in Run Melbourne this year, but due to COVID-19 the event was cancelled. So, he decided to complete his own virtual run, raising over $3,000 for Bowel Cancer Australia.

Alison turned 50 this year and to celebrate she has set herself the challenge of running 50 kilometres solo at the Surf Coast Century Ultramarathon in Victoria to raise money for Bowel Cancer Australia.

“I lost my Dad to bowel cancer in 2004 aged 66, we were living in the UK at the time but ironically when we were told the news we were on a long holiday travelling around Australia.”

James Georgopoulos was a young and innovative farmer from Shepparton who dreamed of shaking up the industry.
 
In 2014, he began working with a nursery to create a pear unique in flavour and colour.
 
"He knew as a young farmer when he first came on board, we had to rejuvenate the pear industry,” said James' father, Chris Georgopoulos.
 

Troy is a frequent ultramarathon runner, but this year he chose to run for a cause close to his heart.

“When I’ve run ultramarathons in the past my family and friends have asked why and what was I raising money for – I was doing it as a personal challenge. But this year I decided to use this event as a fundraiser for Bowel Cancer Australia, in honour of my brother Jason.”

Sara and her family were all surprised when her stepfather, Rob Bosch, was diagnosed with bowel cancer.

Rob was fit and healthy, but by the time the cancer was discovered it had already metastasised and was invading other parts of his body. He died at the young age of 50.

Following her diagnosis with bowel cancer in 2018, Christina wanted to use her love for creating quilts and patchwork to raise awareness and support Bowel Cancer Australia.

In what has become an annual event in loving memory of her brother Kenneth, Margaret has taken part in the Bowral Classic cycle since the inaugural event took place in October 2016, and has supported Bowel Cancer Australia on each occasion.


Losing her father, Graham, to bowel cancer at the age of 54, Lara Worthington has been a passionate supporter of Bowel Cancer Australia ever since.