Colorectal Cancer Awareness Virtual Run 2022 is the first running event organised jointly by the Clinical Oncology department (University of Malaya), Colorectal Surgery division (Dept of Surgery - UM) and the Malaysian Society of Colorectal Surgeons.
This event aims to raise awareness about colorectal cancer in Malaysia. Colorectal cancer is the second most common cancer diagnosed in Malaysia, just after breast cancer. This virtual run is organised in March in conjunction with the colorectal cancer awareness month. It will be launched on 4th March 2022 during the 'Coloproctology 2022', the 20th Annual Scientific Congress of the Malaysian Society of Colorectal Surgeons (MSCRS).
This event will include 4 categories: 5km, 10km, 21km and 42km. Runners are allowed to complete the run one-off or cumulatively up to 5 splits. Top 5 runners of each category will be rewarded with RM50 Grab voucher. Every successful submission will also be eligible for a lucky draw. There will be 20 lucky draw winners - each winner will be getting RM30 Grab voucher.