In 2000 my mom was diagnosed with breast cancer and five years later was given the all clear, but in December 2015 it became apparent the cancer had returned, this time in her spine. With the help of excellent staff at the hospital she is currently receiving treatment, but life has changed for her and I want to help others so they don't have to experience what she has. (By the way, my mom is truly amazing and my family are fantastic!)
There are other people in my life that have been affected by cancer, and some of them we have sadly lost. However, there are many more people who are still here today because of the advances in cancer treatment and if we can raise more money to fund research and support, then we're already half way there!
I chose the 10k to challenge myself as I've never run a 10k before and want to raise as much money as possible!
Cancer is happening right now, which is why I'm taking part in a Race for Life 10k to raise money and save lives.
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