Race for Life

Charity workers highlight Race for Life in Plymouth

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...

Plymouth Race for Life

Race for Life brings millions of women together to support our life-saving research. Just by signing up you’ll make a difference and whether you raise £10 or £200, every penny matters.

So which event is for you?

A 5k is great for all ages. Run, jog or walk the only thing that matters is that you’re part of it. Want to push yourself further? Join a 10k.

Or take on Pretty Muddy, an obstacle course that sees women of all abilities crawl through tunnels, bounce on space hoppers and slip down mudslides.

Whichever event you choose and whether you do it in a tutu...

It's time to take on Race for Life

Plymouth women are being encouraged to kick-start their New Year by signing up to Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life.

The New Year is a great time to embark upon a new challenge and the charity is urging women of all ages, shapes and sizes to enter Race for Life 5k at the Hoe, Plymouth on Sunday 18 June, or Race for Life Pretty Muddy at Central Park, Plymouth on Sunday 1 October....

Thousands take part in Plymouth's Race for Life

THOUSANDS of women braved the weather yesterday and united at Plymouth Hoe with one mission in mind – to conquer cancer.

Now Cancer Research UK is calling on Plymouth’s formidable army of mighty-mums, gutsy-grans, feisty friends and go-getting girls to make every step count by paying in their sponsorship money as soon as possible.

Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life, in...

Last chance to enter Race for Life in Plymouth

THE COUNTDOWN is on and women in Plymouth are being urged to grab their last chance to enter Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life at The Hoe as there are just two weeks left until registration closes.

Over 2,500 women have already joined a ‘pink army’ ready to take on cancer on Sunday 19 June, but there are still places left.

Entry closes at midnight on Friday 17 June and...

Race for Life 2016

Calling all ladies of Plymouth...

It's time to lace up your trainers, and walk, jog, or charge your way around Race for Life 2016. Through raising money at race for life to fund groundbreaking research into new drugs and treatments, you can help us bring forward the day when all cancers are cured. Get your tickets and sign up now at raceforlife.org LET'S BEAT CANCER SOONER.

Key information

Date: Sunday 19 Jun 2016 Time: 11:00 Adult entry (Women aged 16+): £ Child entry (Girls aged 6-15 & boys aged 12 or under): £10.00 Under 6 entry (Girls and boys):...

Plymouth ladies urged to Race for Life

A Plymouth health club is issuing a ‘call to arms’ to women across the city, encouraging them to sign up to Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life.

The team at Nuffield Health Plymouth are urging mums, daughters, sisters and friends to choose a Race for Life event and make it their mission to take part in the 5k event at The Hoe on Sunday, June 19, or the Pretty Muddy event at Central Park...

Racing for Life? Train free with city council

Thinking of taking part in this year’s Cancer Research UK Race for Life? If so, don’t miss out on some great training sessions organised by Plymouth City Council’s Sports Development Unit to help you get in shape for the charity run.

The sessions will cater for women of all running abilities, including complete beginners, so if you’ve always fancied signing up but haven’t run for years...

Sign up for Plymouth Race for Life

Plymouth women are being urged to get the New Year off to a great start by signing up now to Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life 2016.

The charity is calling on women of all shapes and sizes to show cancer who’s boss by choosing their event - Race for Life 5k at The Hoe or Pretty Muddy at Central Park – and committing to take part.

Although many see January as the perfect...

More than half of us know someone with cancer

More than half (68%) of the people in Devon – an estimated 651,500 people – currently have, or have had, a family member or a close friend with cancer, reveals Macmillan Cancer Support today1. Earlier this year, Macmillan announced that there are currently 2.5 million people living with cancer in the UK, which is set to rise to 4 million by 20302.

Overall, most people in Devon (76%)...