York 10k 2018
16 Sep 2018

Lindsay's Race for Life

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Lindsay Astbury

Total raised


+ £60.00 Gift Aid

108 Complete
108% of £250.00 target

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

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.

About 1 in 8 women are diagnosed with breast cancer during their lifetime. There's a good chance of recovery if it's detected in its early stage. Every single pound you donate makes a difference to Cancer Research UK’s groundbreaking work, so please sponsor me now.

I think most people go through life thinking 'cancer won't affect me' or 'I don't know anyone who has cancer'. I know I did. Until I received a text from my best friend to say she'd found a lump. And then the following week a phone call confirming she'd been diagnosed with breast cancer. She's 36. She's still young, a newly qualified teacher and planning her wedding for next year. But cancer doesn't care about that. Cancer can affect anyone at any time.

Now Stacey has to face this challenge that life has thrown her. And she's such a strong woman, that I know she can get through this. She has the support of her partner, her family, and even though there's 50 miles separating us, I'm only a phone call away.

To show my support to Stacey I decided I'd sign up for this year's Race for Life. It's going to be hard. I am in no way athletic - I won't even run for a bus! In fact, I have maintained for many years that I am 'allergic to exercise'. But this is my challenge, while she faces hers. And I hope in the process I'll be able to raise a bit of money and awareness. Ladies...Check your boobs!!!

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Latest updates


Dan Tait



+£1.25 Gift Aid

Well done


Cancer Research UK



You've done it Lindsay! You've reached 100% of your £250.00 target.


The Stancliffe Family



+£5.00 Gift Aid

Fantastic effort ASTBURY’s. Love to Stacey x





+£6.25 Gift Aid

Rebecca Kramm



+£5.00 Gift Aid

Good luck Lindsay - you'll be fab!
You're amazing to be doing this!


Pippa Goddard



+£2.50 Gift Aid

Total raised£270.00



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