Workout to Conquer CancerTM presented by RYU Apparel is a month-long fitness challenge benefiting the BC Cancer Foundation. Move in May and raise funds for groundbreaking cancer research at BC Cancer.

The Challenge

Workout to Conquer CancerTM presented by RYU Apparel challenges you to move and exercise for the month of May and ask people to support you in raising funds for life-saving cancer research.

As a Workout participant, you’ll have access to fitness-related resources and online support leading up to and during the month. You can follow one of our suggested programs, workout solo, organize group activities, or simply go outside every day for a run, walk, bike, or hike. Each day, the choice is yours.

By signing up for Workout to Conquer CancerTM presented by RYU Apparel, you will not only improve your health and fitness, you are also helping changethe outcome for the 1 in 2 British Columbians who will face cancer in their lifetime.


Where does my money go?

The funds you raise for Workout to Conquer CancerTM presented by RYU Apparel will support life-saving research initiatives into all cancers, including breast, ovarian and prostate—to name a few—where researchers are making world-leading breakthroughs in the prevention, detection and treatment of these diseases. These discoveries would not be possible without people like you.

When is Workout 2018 taking place?

Workout will take place during the whole month of May 2018, with a commitment to get moving every day.

What do I have to do?

Get moving! Workout to Conquer Cancer™ presented by RYU Apparel encourages you to move every day for the month of May. You can hike, bike, box, swim, stretch, attend a fitness class - the choice is yours. You can freestyle it, or follow one of our programs created by some of the top fitness leaders in BC.

How do I register for Workout 2018?

Online registration opens January 2018. Email notifications to all 2017 and past Workout participants will be shared once online registration is open.

How much is registration for Workout 2018?

The registration fee for Workout 2018 is $31. This fee offsets the costs of setting up this challenge, so that the money you raise can directly support life-saving cancer research.

How much do I have to raise?

There is no mandatory minimum, however we suggest setting your fundraising goal at $300. In our experience, this is a very achievable target for a challenge that you are undertaking for a whole month. But you can decide to make this higher or lower depending on how much you’d like to raise!

Can I build a team?

Absolutely! We actually encourage it. Working out with others builds motivation, accountability, and camaraderie! Fundraising and team building will be a big part of this month long fitness challenge.

NOTE: We encourage anyone interested to follow along with us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @workoutbc. Updates will also be shared via email and on our Workout website.

How much do people need to donate to receive a tax receipt?

Donations over $10 will receive an official tax receipt within 10 business days.

Can I collect cash or cheque donations?

Yes. Donations forms are available here and in your Participant Centre. Please ensure cheques include your name and/or team name, and are made payable to the BC Cancer Foundation.

Cheques can be mailed or dropped off to:

Workout to Conquer Cancer
BC Cancer Foundation Special Events Office
2560 Heather Street
Vancouver, BC, V5Z0A6

Please do not put cash in the mail. Please drop cash off at our offices during business hours, Monday Friday between 8:30 A.M. and 4:30 P.M.

Have more questions? Contact us at or call 604.675.8245