An enduring friendship

An enduring friendship

What do you do when your best friend is diagnosed with breast cancer?

If you’re Katherine Aldcroft, the answer is simple:

  • Swim two kilometres in open water
  • Ride 90 kilometres on a bicycle
  • Run 21 kilometres

And 14 days later, you do it all again.

Katherine completed two half-ironman endurance events in the space of one fortnight. She raised over $5000 to support our breast cancer research programs.

For Katherine, it was important to know that the money she raised would be making a difference.

“I decided to raise money for the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute because I know every donation directly supports the researchers. They are doing amazing work, they are so passionate about their research, and I know how dedicated they are to making a difference for patients,” said Katherine.

Get involved

If Katherine inspires you as much as she inspires us, get in touch to talk about how you can raise funds for our research.

Contact Sally Elford on 03 9345 2234 or

Katherine Aldcroft

Last modified: 
Tue, 04/05/2021 - 8:53am