Kath O'Reilly

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I don't know anyone who hasn't been impacted by cancer - and it sucks. My Dad is one of the lucky ones who was able to beat it due to amazing breakthroughs in treatment that would not be possible without funding of cancer research.

I have been running with the Can Too Foundation since 2014 - when Dad was still undergoing treatment. Since then I have run 13 half marathons and 2 marathons. I've Mentored a half marathon program and a marathon program and this year I have been honoured to be the Team Captain of a marathon training pod for Can Too - a group of amazing people who have raised more than $40,000 and counting!

I've raised more than $18,000 since 2014 and I am committed to continuing to raise money because everyone deserves the cancer outcome that my family has had.

Apart from running the Sydney Marathon on Sunday 16 September - I am embarking on an even more crazy challenge - The Walt Disney World Dopey Challenge in January 2019.

I will be running over 4 days. A 5km on Thursday, a 10km on Friday, a Half Marathon on Saturday and a full Marathon on the Sunday! 78.3kms of running in the 'Happiest Place on Earth' (which I may challenge by day 4!).

I realise this sounds crazy - but I am blessed and lucky to even be in a posoition to run. Every dollar that I race goes to funding a young cancer researcher who may just hold the key to curing this insidious disease.

Since 2005, Can Too have trained over 15,000 participants, raised over $20,000,000 to invest in 158 one-year cancer research grants through major beneficiary Cure Cancer Australia and collaboration beneficiary Cancer Council NSW.

Your support makes a difference and makes all of the hours and weeks and months of training worthwhile!

I promise to show you my medals!

Thank you for your support!

Thank you to my Sponsors


Nyc Team

Good luck Kath! Amazing experience, you've worked hard...now enjoy it!


Michael Jones

You are awesome!! I can’t believe how much you’ve raised and how hard you’ve worked. So this donation is for you but also for Dad. I wanted to donate $236.39 because that’s his birthday 23/6/39. But it wouldn’t let me put decimal points in - so you get 39c less!!! So can you do one of the runs with him in mind. Thank you ???


Peter And Judy O'reilly

Your Mum and Dad are very proud of your achievements - we wish you all the best for your "DOPEY CHALLENGE"!


Sarah Denmeade

Say hi to Mickey for us! Just when I think how could she possibly push herself harder you put your hand up for this - well done Kath xx.


Denise Cheng

Such an inspiration! Cheering you on from Sydney :)


Katie, Jeremy, Seb And Charlie

Good luck Kathryn!


Kate Potter

Go Kath!! Cheering for you from afar ?


Hasti Kalarostaghi

Well done!!!!


Cath, Charlie & James Williams

Merry Christmas ? What a way to start 2019 Can’t wait to see the outfits...


Claire O'reilly

You are awesome Aunty Kath! Love Henry xoxo


Tammy Baker

Say hi to Snow White, Magic Kingdom, and Dopey for me! Sending you lots of good vibes as you embark on the Dopey Challenge and I will avidly be following your updates on Facebook!


Cath Williams

one more to go..you'll smash it ENJOY



You are amazing. I have absolute faith in your special mixture as a runner- tenacity, humour and accomplished skill. You run with strength in your footsteps.


Carla & Wesley

Go Kath ? You are a champion ???? xxoo Carla & Wes & Lola ?


Katie Delaney

Kick Butt Kath


Kate Hobbs

Good luck with the half marathon today and marathon tomorrow, Kath! And congrats on all you have achieved with and for Can Too, how amazing are you?! xx


Suzanne Lewis

Well done Kath!


Jenny Gault

Kath - you are my hero! another amazing achievement, well done. You have almost inspired me to take up running...almost. Love, Jenny


Helen Devoy

Good luck Kath. Hope you do well :)


Tennille Beck

Sorry it's not more, Keep up the awesome work.


Stephanie Bolt


Susie Heath

Go Kath - have the most amazing time! You have done the hard yards, now go run with Mickey. xx


Maureen Smith

Good luck with Disney run hope you meet Mickey


Mel Junghans

Im hoping this gets you to your $20K Awesome effort!


Theresa Kennedy

Congratulations Kath on all you’ve achieved and keep achieving. Have the best time in the happiest place on earth. x


Claire #diditellyou.... Robertson

Dopey Disney Dollar. If I can, you Can Too