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Race for Life Preston dates announced – and this year it’s open to all

Posted on - 15th January, 2020 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Charities, Health, Moor Park, People, Preston News, What's On in Preston
Participants at a Cancer Research UK Race for Life event

The 2020 Preston Cancer Research UK Race for Life events will take place in Moor Park on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 June.

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This year Cancer Research UK has announced that Race for Life is open to all – after originally only be eligible for women to take part in.

There is a choice of 5k, 10k, Pretty Muddy and Pretty Muddy Kids events, and anyone who signs up in January can claim 30% off the entry fee by using the code RFLJAN30.

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Sarah Hunter, Cancer Research UK’s Event Manager for Preston, said: “This year, our Race for Life events are open to everyone.

“We’re sending a heart-felt message to anybody who’s thought about signing up in the past but for one reason or another hasn’t got around to it. This is your year – please seize the opportunity to register in January and become part of the Race for Life community.  

“Our events are fun, colourful, emotional and uplifting. Participants take part at their own pace, taking as much time as they like to compete the course. For some people, the Race for Life is literally a walk in the park. For others, it’s a jog or a run.

“Although ‘Race’ features in the name, our events are not competitive. Instead, ‘the Race for Life’ is about our doctors, nurses and scientists working as hard and fast as possible to help more people survive.”

Each year, Race for Life events raise millions of pounds to help beat cancer by funding crucial research.

If you would like to enter, visit the Race for Life website.

Read more: Spot yourself as Race for Life’s Pretty Muddy took over Moor Park

Are you taking part in the Race for Life this year? Let us know in the comments.  

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