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When several members of The Pat Carroll Running Group realised they had been affected by bowel cancer in some way, they decided to combine their efforts and run for a greater cause.
The running group took part in the Gold Coast Airport Marathon and even organised a 'Got the Runs' team on the day.
State cricketer, Erin Burns, is no stranger to the odd fitness challenge. But after suffering a knee injury recently, she took some time out and came up with a fitness challenge that would not only help with her rehabilitation but also serve as a fitting tribute to her father who sadly died from bowel cancer.

The Km's for Keith Cycle and Fundraiser saw Erin and her team set off from Wollongong lighthouse and cycle to the Melbourne MCG last week.

In the process they have raised more than $14,000 (so far!) for Bowel Cancer Australia.
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Bowel Cancer Australia supporter, Hollie knows all too well the toll of bowel cancer after her mother was diagnosed with the disease.
To show her support, Hollie took part in The Age Run Melbourne and set up a fundraising page on behalf of Bowel Cancer Australia.
Former Bulli High School students Erin and Mitchell Burns have cycled 1000 kilometres to raise awareness and funds for a cause close to their hearts. The siblings lost their father Keith Burns, a Bulli High School teacher for two decades, to bowel cancer in 2005. Their campaign, Km's for Keith, saw them set off from Wollongong lighthouse on August 28 and cycle to the Melbourne MCG, which they reached last Thursday.
In the process they raised $13,000 for Bowel Cancer Australia, and they also spread awareness about bowel cancer prevention.
A year 12 Murray Bridge student has raised more than $1200 for Bowel Cancer Australia. Murray Bridge High School student Tenille Schulz organised a quiz night for the organisation as part of her health assignment to promote awareness of a health issue in the community. "I decided on bowel cancer because it's the second biggest cancer killer but it's not as promoted as breast cancer and yet it's one of the most preventable," she said.
"I had said I was hoping to raise $500; I was pretty impressed.
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