Run to Quit

Walk or run your way to a smoke-free life!

Run to Quit Fall Training Programs start this September! 

Want to quit smoking? Want to win prizes, including $1,000 cash for quitting smoking?

Register today for Run to Quit!

Run to Quit is an innovative quit smoking program that pairs the expertise of the Canadian Cancer Society with the Running Room’s learn to walk or run 5km clinics. A brief overview of Run to Quit is available on our Youtube channel.

Check out the website: runtoquit.com for more information, including locations, dates and contest details.

Three ways to register, both online and in-person:

  • Do It Yourself challenge: Quit and get fit your own way! Cost: FREE     
  • Virtual Training Program: Available anywhere with web access. Programs start September, January and April. Cost: $49.00
  • In-person Training Program: Available in select Running Room locations across BC. Programs start September and April. Cost: $69.00

Address / Contact Info

Canadian Cancer Society BC & Yukon
565 W 10th Ave Vancouver, BCV5Z 4J4
Health Promotion Specialist : Lyz Gilgunn

Phone Numbers

Phone : 1-800-419-2906 ext. 264

Media

Service Details

Cost structure: private pay
Program fee notes: Commit to Quit challenge: FREE | Virtual Training Program: $49.00 | In-person Training Program: $69.00
Referral protocol: self
How to apply: Register at runtoquit.com
Age ranges served: all ages
Languages spoken: English

Categorization

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Location Map

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Canadian Cancer Society Get trusted cancer information, locate community services, find help with travel & accommodations, borrow wigs & prosthesis, talk to someone who’s been there, adjust to life after treatment.
Cancer Information Service Available to cancer patients, caregivers or anyone who needs help understanding cancer and finding community services. Toll-free service accessible in multiple languages.
Jean C Barber Lodge Affordable accommodations located across from the BC Cancer Agency – Vancouver Centre. A home away from home during cancer treatment with meals and support services.
Peer Support If you’re a resident of Canada, 18 years and older, who has been diagnosed with cancer, or you’re caring for someone with cancer, you can speak over the phone with a trained volunteer who has gone through a similar experience. Our volunteers are specially trained cancer survivors or caregivers with a wide range of cancer experiences and life stories who can share insights and ideas for coping during your cancer experience. You’ll have the chance to talk with a peer who will listen with empathy and respect. And you’ll have an opportunity to gain hope and encouragement by hearing someone else’s story.
Travel Treatment Fund Limited, short-term financial assistance to cover a portion of cancer-related transportation and accommodation expenses.
Vancouver Island Lodge Affordable accommodations located across from the Royal Jubilee Hospital and within walking distance to the BC Cancer Agency. A home away from home during cancer treatment with meals and support services.
Wigs and Breast Prosthesis Banks Offering a wide range of donated wigs, headwear, permanent prostheses and bras to cancer patients throughout BC who have undergone surgery and cannot afford the cost of a wig or prosthesis.

This program was last updated on 16 Aug 2017.