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Let them know that you love them

Feb 5, 2016

Naomi Rankin has run for the GI Cancer Institute three times before, but this year will be the first time she will be running in a Tinkerbell costume. “Mum’s frantically making the costumes now. She’s also making her own – she is running as the Cheshire Cat.” Naomi and her… Read More
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The hardest thing I have ever done

Dec 1, 2015

Harriet Walker lost her father to stomach cancer two years ago. Only a matter of months later, she was rowing 200km in the George Bass Surfboat Marathon. Harriet says this challenge was one the hardest things she has ever done. “I was working through both the physical and mental aspects… Read More
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The Gutsy Challenge on Channel 7!

Sep 22, 2015

On Sunday 20 September 2015,  the GI Cancer Institute and the Kilimanjaro Gutsy Challenge were featured on Channel 7. Medical oncologist and AGITG Director, A/Prof Niall Tebbutt talked about his reasons for making the climb and his hopes for the future of gastro-intestinal cancer research. Our newest climber, Craig Pager,… Read More
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Running together for research

Sep 1, 2015

Kylie and Lisa have been running for many years and have talked in the past about raising money for GI cancer but had never got around to it before.  When Kylie saw the Gutsy Challenge ads on TV, the cause really hit home with her.So Kylie and Lisa both joined the Gutsy… Read More
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My greatest life challenge

Aug 17, 2015

On the 1st November, 2015, Katrina Vanin will be undertaking her greatest life challenge, for a cause she is passionate about; improving survival rates for GI cancer patients. Katrina will join a team of gutsy climbers and climb Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, after raising funds for the GI Cancer Institute. “The… Read More