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Preston’s Race For Life event to take place at Moor Park

Posted on - 28th May, 2022 - 7:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Charities, Moor Park, Preston News, Recreation, What's On in Preston
Cancer Research UK Race For Life at Holyrood Park, Edinburgh, Sunday October 10th. All images © Lesley Martin 2021.

The Race For Life events are only weeks away and the public is being encouraged to sign up for one of the four events.

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It will take place on Saturday, 11th June at Moor Park, with women, men and children are able to choose from 3K, 5K and 10K events and the Pretty Muddy race.

Money raised at the events goes to Cancer Research UK to help in the fight against cancer.

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Siobhan Byrne, Race for Life spokesperson for the North West, said: “Everyone can play their part to help beat cancer.   

“We’re making a final call to the people of Preston to sign up today. Sadly, cancer affects all of us in some way.

“Whether people are living with cancer, taking part in honour of or in memory of a loved one with cancer, or signing up to protect their own children’s future, everyone has a reason to Race for Life.

“So, we’re asking people across the area: “Who will you Race for?”

“Our Race for Life events are open to all. For some people, the Race for Life is literally a walk in the park. Slow and steady still wins. For others, it’s a jog.

“Others may opt to push themselves harder, taking up the challenge of the 10k distance and even pushing for a new personal best time.    

“But what is for certain is we’re looking forward to welcoming people of all ages and abilities. Race for Life Preston will be fun, emotional, colourful, uplifting and an unforgettable event this year.”   

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Race for Life events across the UK this year will follow current government guidance to protect against COVID-19. Hand sanitiser will be provided at all events.     

Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life, in partnership with Tesco, raises funds for world-class research to help beat 200 types of cancer – including bowel cancer, breast cancer, prostate cancer, lung cancer, testicular cancer, brain cancer, children’s cancers and leukaemia.      

Oonagh Turnbull, head of Health Campaigns at Tesco, said: “This will be our 21st year in partnership with Cancer Research UK and Race for Life and we hope this year can be the biggest yet.”    

To enter, visit raceforlife.org     



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