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Race for Life

Race for life

On the 27th June 2015 I will be participating in the Race for Life, I have signed myself and my daughter Lucie up to do this and to make things a bit more interesting we will be doing the 5k pretty muddy run which is basically a muddy obstacle course.

5k is just over three miles and is apparently achievable for all ages and abilities, I have not participated in any form of fitness since 2011 when I went swimming once a week and played badminton at University.  I’m confident that I will be able to do this without the need for oxygen at the end and I’d love to get my fitness back to a reasonable level.

Cancer Research is a charity very close to my heart, my late grandfather had two forms of cancer before passing away and although the cause of death on his death certificate wasn’t cancer related it is one of the reasons why he is no longer with us.

I have close personal friends and blogging friends who have battled through various forms of cancer all under the age of 40 and each and every one of them is now cancer free but some people are not so lucky and this is why cancer research needs our money so they can prevent, diagnose and treat cancer.  The following information is taken from the Race for Life website:

cancer research

If you’re feeling generous you can sponsor Lucie and myself via JustGiving our target is £200 and I would love to beat that if possible.

Have you run the Race for Life? Do you have any tips for us?

Familiar Theatre presents.. LADS!

A uni friend of mine invited me to a play she was taking part in at the Peter Sarah Theatre at Newcastle College to raise funds for charity.  I like to support as many organisations as I can so I really wanted to share this even with my readers in the hope I can drum up some interest in the play.