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Rebecca's Race for Life

Peterborough 5k 2019
30 Jun 2019

Rebecca's Race for Life

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Rebecca Taylor

Total raised

£380.00

+ £63.75 Gift Aid

253 Complete
253% of £150.00 target

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

Those that know me will be aware that I am built for comfort not speed, so trying to run Race for Life’s 5k (hopefully without stopping to walk!) will be a challenge! I have taken part in other fun runs (I use the term ‘run’ loosely!) but these usually involve mud or obstacles and I’ve not done it for charity before. This time I wanted to do it for charity as cancer has recently affected my family, and cancer research has helped prevent it from growing and spreading.
My reason for wanting to raise money for Cancer Research is because my mum was diagnosed with a rare and aggressive cancer (HGUS) 2 years ago which had spread to her lungs. Mum was initially treated with chemotherapy and once that ended she was offered a place on a drugs trial specific to her cancer. So far, the trial drugs have shrunk and stabilised her cancer and the doctors are really pleased with the progress.
I’d like to help raise money for cancer research for them to continue creating trials for people like my mum and to hopefully find a cure one day.

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.
£20 covers the cost of running Cancer Chat for one hour
£30 is the cost of running a cervical cancer trial for one day
£80 buys a bunsen burner which can help our scientists to ignite ground-breaking research
£300 can pay for special chemicals called antibodies, to light up microscopic parts of the cell.

Thanks for taking the time to read my Mums story and thanks for any donation you can make.

Bec :)

Latest updates

Anonymous

Anonymous

2019-07-01T15:06:52+00:00

£5.00

+£1.25 Gift Aid
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Karen Jones

2019-06-19T13:05:51+00:00

£5.00

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Emma McAlinden

2019-06-19T12:44:56+00:00

£10.00

+£2.50 Gift Aid

Good luck! Have a great time and for such a great cause x

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Hannah Jarvis

2019-04-11T20:58:44+00:00

£10.00

+£2.50 Gift Aid

Go girl xxx

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Dirk Garos

2019-04-05T12:38:47+00:00

£100.00

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Angus Armstrong

2019-03-17T15:23:54+00:00

£40.00

+£10.00 Gift Aid

Good on you Becs....best of luck.

Total raised£380.00

Online£380.00

Offline£0.00

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