It’s here and printed and ready for you to enjoy! “The Bucket” - a journey to finding joy was released on December 25th, 2022. This episode brings together Caroline, Nico and Vanessa to talk about the story and how it was brought to being.
2022 was the 10 year anniversary of #outruncancer marking the 10 year promise between Caroline and Vanessa - a friendship that started in high school and deepened through their cancer journeys which continues on.
“The Bucket” is a beautifully illustrated book for children and adults alike that uses the 10 years of “ outruncancer life learnings from running” as its foundation. Follow the story of Vee, a runner, who is struggling to find joy and express and share her own color.
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Find out what The Bucket story is all about and be introduced to Vee and Cee.The thoughts from Nico, Vanessa and Caroline about the book and the process and collaboration to making it come to lifeSome sneak snippets of the book.
Proceeds from the book are being donated to support Maggies Centres, Immerman Angels and other outruncancer activities.
Nico is an artist and designer. A French native, Nico is a T-shirt printer and designer based in Shanghai for years. He connected with the outruncancer team through a mutual friend during the Shanghai lockdown, and the magic was born. The co-founder of Wasavy's Printshop based in Shanghai, He is an expert in working on unique projects and making prints, illustrations and artistic expressions happen for all kinds of clients.
Caroline is the reason #outruncancer started. It was a simple comment to Vanessa that she felt inspired by Vanessa's run, that lead to a promise of Vanessa running everyday. Caroline lives in New Zealand with her husband and 4 children. She was a "streak runner" - for 5 years as she supported Vanessa in her fight against cancer. Caroline believes in the power of community, support and exercise to take on the challenges that everyday life throws at us. Caroline is currently fighting her second round of Cancer.
Buy the outruncancer book on Amazon:
Search Vanessa Oshima or Nicolas Bouthors on Amazon or use the following links:
NZ and Australia: https://amzn.asia/d/1C8XQxx
If you would like multiple copies for a fundraising event please contact [email protected]
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