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Heather Thompson

Heather's Race for Life

Total raised

£265.00

+ £41.25 Gift Aid

1325%% Complete
1325% of the £20.00 target
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Sun 21 Jul 2019 - Sun 21 Jul 2019

Chelmsford 5k 2019

I'm taking part in Race for Life to raise money to beat cancer sooner!

My Story

As many of you know, last summer I "Braved the shave" to raise money for Macmillan and all the amazing practical support they provide to people, like my Auntie Lou, and their families, living with cancer. This year, through the Race for Life challenge, I hope to raise awareness and funds to support research to help fight the disease. Cancer is happening right now, which is why I'm taking part in a Race for Life 5k to raise money and save lives. It will be a big personal challenge for me as I haven't done any running since the end of my rugby days (over 5 years ago now!) and in order to prepare for Race for Life I will be training over the coming 9 weeks so that on the day I can -hopefully- run the whole distance. Wish me luck! 1 in 2 people will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime. Every penny donated makes a difference to Cancer Research UK’s groundbreaking work.

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All Cancer Types

Cancer survival rates have doubled over the past 40 years. Consistent progress is being made but improvements to technology and ground-breaking work offer new opportunities to find different ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer and improve survival rates even further. Help Cancer Research UK improve results even faster.

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Total raised£265.00
Online£185.00
Offline£80.00

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