Dubai: First-of-its-kind fitness event raises funds for local cancer charities – News

Since its inception in 2017, Battle Cancer has raised greater than Dh11.9 million for greater than 50 most cancers charities the world over

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Published: Sat 19 Mar 2022, 11:05 AM

Last up to date: Sat 19 Mar 2022, 11:06 AM

A primary-of-its-kind health occasion passed off within the Emirate over the weekend. Battle Cancer, a world fundraising occasions organisation, organised a health occasion on Saturday which allowed individuals to lift cash for native most cancers charities.

The occasion was supported by the Dubai Sports Council and XDubai. Battle Cancer Dubai passed off on March 19 from 8.30am on the NAS Sports Complex.

Battle Cancer goals to assist these affected by most cancers by providing inspiration in darkish moments and supporting them in restoration by connecting a supportive group united with enjoyable and health. Since its inception in 2017, Battle Cancer has raised greater than Dh11.9 million (£2.4 million) for greater than 50 most cancers charities the world over.

Battle Cancer Dubai is a useful health problem for groups of 4 which inspired groups to lift as a lot as potential for his or her chosen most cancers charity. The charities being supported through YallaGive included The Al Jalila Foundation and Emirates Red Crescent.

As properly as taking up 4 health exercises, groups had been scored on their fundraising in Battle Cancer’s Fundraising AMRAP (as a lot raised as potential). The extra funds they raised, the upper the rating. Battle Cancer exercises integrated teamwork, high-intensity cardio, FUN-ctional health, and accessible weights.

Battle Cancer founder and director, Scott Britton, stated: “To have the help of the Dubai Sports Council is unbelievable and permits Battle Cancer Dubai to succeed in folks from throughout the UAE with a purpose to help native most cancers charities and the native communities they serve.”

“We share in XDubai’s ethos that being lively is a life selection and that pushing your self is the problem. Everyone has been touched by most cancers ultimately and we’re inviting groups to problem themselves for a superb trigger,” he stated.


Mohammed Javad, vice-president of leisure and leisure at Shamal Group, the proudly owning firm of XDubai, stated: “We are delighted to be concerned in Battle Cancer Dubai’s first occasion within the Middle East. In line with our values and spirit, XDubai strives to offer infinite alternatives and experiences to each residents and guests to defy their very own limits.

“XDubai has time and time once more proven the world what is feasible if you push the boundaries of the human creativeness which is straight in tune with the worldwide imaginative and prescient and voice that Battle Cancer has.”

XDubai’s sister corporations, Skydive Dubai and Deep Dive Dubai have additionally donated 4 epic prizes that will probably be randomly awarded to 2 athletes that participate in Battle Cancer Dubai.

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