Aldergrove rugby player Elyssa Phillipson (on right in pink shorts) and friends joined the Run for the Cure cancer fundraiser in Abbotsford on Sunday

Aldergrove rugby player Elyssa Phillipson (on right in pink shorts) and friends joined the Run for the Cure cancer fundraiser in Abbotsford on Sunday

Strong support for CIBC Run for the Cure

A large and enthusiastic group of runners and walkers took part in this year's CIBC Run For The Cure in Abbotsford.

A large and enthusiastic group of runners and walkers took part in this year’s CIBC Run For The Cure in Abbotsford.

Early reports show that $27 million was raised nationally at this year’s Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure. The Pink Angels team recorded the highest fundraising total at $11,085.

The Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation recognizes the annual support and is honoured to continue to lead the way towards a vision of creating a future without breast cancer.

The Run for the Cure is Canada’s largest single day, volunteer-led fundraising event dedicated to raising funds for breast cancer research, education and health promotion initiatives.

Next year’s event is on Sunday, October 5, 2014.

Top Online Teams:

Pink Angels $11,085.00

Barb’s Gal Pal’s & Co $5,300.00

Team CIBC – Abbotsford $5,061.00

Pink Power $5,040.00

BFF “Breast Friends Forever” $4,705.00

four abreast $4,649.00

Wendy’s Warriors $4,150.00

ABCD CUP $3,850.00

chilliwack chicks $3,831.00

April’s Angels aka Christie’s Crusaders $3,433.00

Top online fundraisers:

April Lunn $2,730.00

Nathan Stephens $2,500.00

Brianne Stevens $2,263.00

Barb Morrison $2,170.00

Wendy Robertson $2,100.00

Bonny Kelly $1,600.00

Brenda Tregellas $1,525.00

Ella Regnier $1,490.00

Deb Ewanchuk $1,475.00

Heidi Haraga $1,450.00

HARRY HUNT PHOTO

Postal workers teamed up to “stamp out cancer” for the Run for the Cure fundraiser in Abbotsford on Sunday, Oct. 6.