Race for Life

New Race for Life date to help beat cancer

Authored by Mary

Fundraisers in Devon are set to unite against cancer by taking part in a special Race for Life day this September.

Organisers Cancer Research UK were forced to cancel all 400 mass participation events in 2020 to protect the country’s health during the COVID-19 outbreak. This included Race for Life events in Exeter, Barnstaple and Plymouth.

The charity is expecting a...

Race for Life events cancelled across Devon

Authored by Mary

ORGANISERS of Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life events in Devon regret to announce the much-loved events are cancelled for 2020.

The charity has taken the difficult decision to withdraw all 400 Race for Life events across the UK this year to protect the country’s health as restrictions on mass gatherings caused by the COVID-19 pandemic continue.

This includes the Race for...

Determined supporters vow to Race for Life at home

Authored by Mary

DETERMINED fundraisers across Devon and Cornwall are set to Race for Life at Home as they refuse to let the fight against cancer falter in these unprecedented times.

Organisers Cancer Research UK have postponed events for this spring and summer to protect the country’s health during the coronavirus outbreak – and this includes the Race for Life events in Exeter, Plymouth, Exeter,...

Everyone is welcome at the Race for Life Exeter

Authored by Sarah Parker

THIS January, everyone is invited to Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life in Exeter.

The charity’s much-loved events are returning to Westpoint but are no longer restricted to female participants.

This means everybody can be part of the empowering Race for Life movement – and show support for the 34,800 people diagnosed with cancer every year in the South West.

Anyone...

Everyone is welcome at the Race for Life Plymouth

Authored by Mary

This January, everyone is invited to Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life in Plymouth.

The charity’s much-loved events are returning to the city but are no longer restricted to female participants.

This means everybody can be part of the empowering Race for Life movement – and show support for the 34,800 people diagnosed with cancer every year in the South West.

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Mum's the word as Plymouth cancer survivor inspires others

Authored by Mary

A Plymouth mum-of-two is to feature on a Mother’s Day card on sale in Tesco stores across the nation to raise money for Cancer Research UK.

Claire Barnard, an Estates Support Manager in Plymouth, features on the card which is on sale in all large stores ahead of Mother’s Day, March 31st.

She hopes that sharing her personal experience of cancer will reach other people whose...

Thousands help to beat cancer at Plymouth Race for Life

Authored by Mary

THOUSANDS of women united against cancer on Sunday at the weekend by taking part in Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life at The Hoe in Plymouth.

Over 2,300 women of all ages, abilities, shapes and sizes showed their incredible commitment to the cause as they took their place at the start line to help beat cancer sooner.

Now organisers of the 5k event are sending a heart-felt...

Thousands join the fight against cancer at Plymouth Race for Life

Authored by Mary

Central Park, Plymouth became a sea of pink on Sunday as thousands of women joined the fight against cancer by taking part in Cancer Research UK’s Pretty Muddy 5k obstacle run.

Just over 2,200 mums, daughters, sisters and friends showed their incredible commitment to the cause as they came together over the weekend, battling the wet and muddy conditions, to help bring forward the day...

Get ready, set, race! Last chance to enter Pretty Muddy in Plymouth

Authored by Mary

WOMEN in Plymouth are being urged to make a last minute dash to enter Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life as there are just five weeks left until registration closes.

Just under 2,000 women have already signed up to take part the 5k muddle obstacle event on Sunday 1ct October at Plymouth Central Park, but there are still places left.

Entries close at midnight on Friday 29...

Charity workers highlight Race for Life in Plymouth

Authored by Sarah Parker

ATTENDEES at Nuffield Health Plymouth had the chance to find out about Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life as the charity visited the Fitness and Wellbeing Gym on Friday 7 April.

A team of volunteers and events managers joined classes throughout the day promoting the local Race for Life events at Plymouth Hoe and Central Park which take place on Sunday 18 June and Sunday 1 October...

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