For Supporting Event Organizers
How is the Global Grace Cancer Run organized globally, especially in countries outside India? Are there templates to follow?
The Global Grace Cancer Run 2023 is organized in a hybrid format, which means runners can participate either virtually from wherever they are in the world or join us in a select in-person run location near to them.
We take the support of event organizers, be it other Non-profit Organizations, Corporates, Schools, or Universities to organize the Run in their own location.
Yes, we shall share a template to follow for organizing the run successfully.
Who are the beneficiaries? Will it help rural people of any specific area?
Beneficiaries are people from socio economically backward sections of rural/urban-slum areas.
We are happy to go with the mandate of our sponsors/donors and if the same is for a particular area within India (donations that can support a minimum of 1000 screenings and necessary logistics), we will go ahead accordingly.
Will the Run and its proceeding benefit only the people of India?
Not necessarily. The awareness campaigns are going to benefit the global audience. Free Cancer screenings will help beneficiaries from various states in India.
Who can partner and organize Global Grace Cancer Run in their own location?
Any NGO, Corporate, Educational Institute can come forward to organize the Run in their own location. We will be happy to guide with the process.
Who bring in the sponsors required to organize the run?
Any of our supporters can help us get Sponsors.
Will the aim of marathon conducted only to create awareness and screening, what happens to the positive cases found in the screening?
Our current focus is Early Detection of Cancer, which drastically improves the Treatment possibilities. We refer the positive cases to the nearest Government/Government scheme accepting hospitals.
What is the expected role of the Supporting Orgnization?
1. Promote Grace global virtual Cancer Run online/offline, helping us in sponsorships/donations
2. Invite people to register for the event. Whether offline or online
3. Help out in race management if an in-person event is planned
4. Lead Cancer awareness activities planned in the area
5. Contribute content. Taking pictures and videos in anything they do related to our race (and then sharing it online)
6. Provide feedback on new race initiatives
7. Any other mutually agreed activities that help us in Cancer Awareness/Early Detection programs
What is the minimum number of participants required to effectively organize this event in a location?
A minimum of 5000 numbers
Who will arrange promotional and marketing merchandise- t shirts, mementoes Permits, Police, Insurance Portable toilets, aid station supplies, aid station workers Start and finish staging, course control and course making, managing the actual marathon, Web hosting, registration online and off line, promotion Media and press, endorsements and ads?
All aspects will be taken care by Team GCF with help from the supporting organization.
Accounting and Banking requirements?
Grace Cancer Foundation can accept transfers from both within India (domestic account) or outside India (FCRA account), details of the same can be shared.