Run For Their Lives (RFTL) is an annual charity run organized by the Rotaract Club of Colombo Uptown with the aim of raising funds for the Apeksha Cancer Hospital, Maharagama. The primary objective is to make cancer awareness while enabling a platform for the public to contribute donations for those who have become victims of Cancer. Inaugurated in 2010 with the motto ‘No one fights Alone’, the eighth consecutive run took place on 10th of December 2017.
RFTL 2017 featured a 5.7 km course, which kick-started from the Racecourse, traversed through Reid Avenue, Bauddhaloka Mawatha, Independence Avenue, Vidya Mawatha, Wijerama Mawatha, Maitland Crescent and returned to the starting point. In total, RFTL 2017 managed to raise a sum of Rs. 6,000,077 in aid of the Apeksha Hospital Maharagama.
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By Rtr. Himantha Alahakoon