The maiden ‘CANcerRun’ by Grace Cancer Foundation was flagged off on 7th October 2018 in Hyderabad, India. This run was commenced by Shri Anil Kumar, IPS, ACP (Traffic), Hyderabad. Several elite people from Hyderabad such as Sri Jayesh Ranjan, IAS, Principal Secretary, IT and I&C, Govt. of Telangana, Ms. Sangita Reddy, Jt. Managing Director, Apollo Hospitals Group interestingly participated in the event and encouraged the runners.
The run received an overwhelming response when over 7000 participants excitedly took part. The first edition of the CANcerRUN was categorized into three categories – 2K fun walk or run, 5K run or walk, and 10K timed run.