Run for Life project #Dashfor5

Vajira Weerasekera Founder of The Run for Life Project with Jessica Symes

In November 2016, Vajira Weerasekera started The Run for Life project to reach a running goal of 500km to raise awareness and funds to build the first palliative care hospital in Sri Lanka through a non-for-profit in Australia, the Shanthi Foundation.

For the final 5km #Dashfor5 of the 500km total, Vajira is encouraging individuals or teams to get on board for everyone around the world to raise funds for his cause.

How to participate

You can donate (here: to the cause or join in the action and raise funds!

Sign up here if you'd like to participate:

What's next?

After you've signed up as an individual or as a team, select any existing organised runs or walks in your area and participate (5kms or more).

The following locations can be used for the #Dashfor5

Sydney, Australia

Date: 10 November. Time: 8am

Location: North Sydney Park Run

Colombo, Sri Lanka

Date: 7 November. Time: 7PM

Location: Colombo Night Run, Independence Square, Colombo


Date: 23 November. Time: 9am

Location: Marina Bay Run, Meet in front of the Promontory

The final run, #Dashfor5 is a great opportunity for everyone around the world to participate, get active, start a running group and be part of making history in helping to build this hospital in Sri Lanka!

Stay tuned for more from Vajira Weerasekera who will be contributing to a new and exciting project with Symes Group!

Ph: 1300 657 934

PO Box 5192 Greenwich NSW 2065

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