The Giant Colon Tour was the main attraction at the the 2016 Balanse Bum Run held in Queen’s Park in downtown Toronto on April 24th. Over 1,000 participants braved the cold weather and walked or ran 5 kilometres to promote colon cancer awareness and raise over $110,000 for various charities. The 40 foot long pink colon was up and running before the participants began to arrive at 7:30 AM. due in large part to CCAC super volunteers Ted Trueman and Jeannette Pane who were there at 5:00 AM to begin the process.

Dr. Ian Bookman and Tanya Pierunek are the driving forces behind this fantastic event and we are thankful for their outstanding efforts to promote colon cancer awareness and help the various charities raise funds for their causes.

We would like to thank all the participants who registered and received pledges on behalf of the Colorectal Cancer Association of Canada. You raised over $20,000 to help us continue our awareness and patient support programs. Great Job!
We look forward to you joining us again next year.