Walk or Run – for Fitness and Fun

Walk or Run for Fitness & Fun – a fundraising event to support patients and carers of Oesophageal and Stomach cancer.

There are two options available, either a 5k run or a 2.5k walk in Clothworthy house, Antrim.

This event is open to patients, carers and supporters. All funds raised will go directly to OGCancerNI.

This event will be chipped. Prizes available to 1st / 2nd / 3rd for both males and females.

Register here: https://walkorrun2019.eventbrite.co.uk

What is Oesophago-Gastric Cancer?

Oesophageal cancer is cancer of the gullet and gastric cancer is cancer of the stomach. Combined, they are medically known as oesophago-gastric (OG) cancer. The oesophagus (more commonly known as the gullet or food pipe) is the long tube that carries food from the throat to the stomach. In Northern Ireland in 2016, a total of 226 people were diagnosed with oesophageal (gullet) cancer. In the same year, 214 people were newly diagnosed with gastric (stomach) cancer.

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