Stamford 10k 2018
3 Jun 2018

Ellie's Race for Life

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Ellie Hughes

Total raised


+ £71.25 Gift Aid

120 Complete
120% of £250.00 target

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I'm taking part in Race for Life for Team Katie, to raise money to beat cancer sooner

This year I'm running the Race for Life as part of Team Katie. My lovely friend Katie was diagnosed suddenly in September 2017, after showing no symptoms, with a rare form of neuro endocrine cancer. The cancer is rare in adults and even more so in children, and the cancer was found in Katie's liver, pancreas, spine and lung. As the cancer was so rare and so widespread, the doctors were not sure if chemotherapy would work, so they would scan after 2 rounds of chemo. The second dose had to be reduced in strength as it made her so ill. She ended up in hospital for about 6 weeks. She didn’t eat for about 12 weeks and lost so much weight. To date, Katie has undergone 6 rounds of chemotherapy. After the last chemo in February, she began to gain her strength and began to regain her appetite once again.

Since her diagnosis, Katie has had to cope with surgery, chemotherapy and prolonged stays at Manchester Children's Hospital. I have been absolutely blown away by the strength of character and courage Katie has shown through all of this, and that of her amazing family (who i'm lucky enough to have as work colleagues).

If Katie can get through all of this with a smile on her face I can most certainly drag myself round 10k!!

Every penny makes a difference so please donate where you can!

Cancer is happening right now, which is why I'm taking part in a Race for Life 10k to raise money and save lives.

1 in 2 people will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime. Every single pound you donate makes a difference to Cancer Research UK’s groundbreaking work, so please sponsor me now.

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Latest updates


Robert Watson



+£5.00 Gift Aid

Thank you for keeping up the fight to save lives


Val Macrae



+£2.50 Gift Aid

Good luck!


Nick Hughes



+£5.00 Gift Aid

Linz & Dan



+£12.50 Gift Aid

Good Luck Ellie xx


Jodie Cunnington



Good luck Ellie! Lots of love xxx


Zoe Underwood



+£2.50 Gift Aid

Total raised£300.00



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