It’s the month to think pink

7 Days in Dubai - - COMMUNITY -

Oc­to­ber is breast-can­cer aware­ness month, and will see the coun­try colour up in sup­port of Pink­to­ber. Here’s a round-up of our favourite events that will be con­tribut­ing to a great cause.

PINK PAD­DLE

Wear pink, and hit the East­ern Man­groves in a kayak with the an­nual Pink Pad­dle on Oc­to­ber 21. Dhs100 of each Dhs160 en­try fee is do­nated to lo­cal group, Bo­som Bud­dies. There’s a prize for the ‘pink­est’ per­son on the pad­dle. Email em­lifestyle@anan­tara.com

SHAKE IT UP

Head to Bertin Bistro for Pink­to­ber ‘chic­shakes’, coloured pink, with de­li­cious top­pings. With 25 per cent of tak­ings go­ing to­wards Friends of Can­cer Pa­tients char­ity, it’s calo­ries for a cause! bert­in­bistro.com

RUN FOR THE CAUSE

Get your run­ning shoes on, to raise money for the cause with the Abu Dhabi Pink Run on Oc­to­ber 14 at Zayed Sports City, do­nat­ing money from the en­try fees to Al Jalila Foun­da­tion (regis­ter at pre­mieron­line.com). Al­ter­na­tively you can head to the Pink Is Punk swim and run on Oc­to­ber 7 at Anan­tara Dubai Palm Jumeirah - en­try fees will be do­nated to Al Jalila too. ig­nite.ae

SENSASIA

In sup­port of Friends of Can­cer Pa­tients, SensAsia spas will be do­nat­ing pro­ceeds from sales and mas­sages. Through­out Oc­to­ber you can get a Bali Chic mas­sage for Dhs499 and 10 per cent of the prof­its will be do­nated - as well as 100 per cent of the pro­ceeds from the sales of the Be Aware neck pil­lows and essen­tial oils. sen­sasi­as­pas.com

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