Women in Dorchester are being urged to make a last minute dash to enter Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life, as there are just three weeks left until registration closes for the charity run.
Hundreds of women have already signed up to take part on Sunday, 21 May at Kingston Maurward College but organisers are sending out a heart-felt request to local ladies to sign up right now, as fewer than expected have registered for the life-saving fundraiser.Entry closes on Friday 19th at midnight and organisers are encouraging mums, daughters, sisters and friends who want to take part in the 5k event to sign up right now at raceforlife.org.Money raised will help Cancer Research UK scientists find new ways to treat cancer and save more lives.Brenda Scott, Event Manager for Race for Life in South West & Wales told Celebrating Poundbury: “We are absolutely thrilled that so many women have entered Race for Life events in Dorchester. But we still have places left so we are urging women to sign up right now and show their support.”
Cancer Research UK’s life-saving work relies on the public’s support. Thanks to the generosity of its supporters, the charity was able to spend around £2 million last year in the South West on some of the UK’s leading scientific and clinical research – helping more men, women and children survive.Brenda added: “Race for Life events are non-competitive and participants can choose to walk, jog or run around the course. Whether they’re planning a 5k amble with friends, a 10k sprint or a mud-splattered race, every step participants take will help to bring forward the day when all cancers are cured.“Taking part in Race for Life is a hugely moving experience thanks to our brave army of inspirational participants. Many will be remembering loved ones lost to cancer or celebrating the lives of people dear to them who have survived. We’re calling on ladies in Dorchester of all ages, shapes and sizes to sign up right now and be part of a collective force of women who are united in their aim to beat cancer.”
How can you enter?
To enter Race for Life visit raceforlife.org or call 0300 123 0770.