18 April 2019

Get your running shoes on! Central Recruitment and Central Support are running Race for Life

On 29th June, Central Recruitment and Central Support are doing the Pretty Muddy 5k in aid of Cancer Research. 

Each participant explained to us why taking part in the race is of significance to them... 

"I am taking part for my Auntie who has Leukemia. I think it will be a really good day and I'm excited to see how much we can raise." Natasha Woods.

"I am doing it for my godmother Carol who was like a mum to me. Carol passed away on second January this year after battling cancer numerous times, taken far too young. She was beautiful. I'm feeling excited. It will be a fun day and we are hoping to raise lots of money." - Hannah Church

"I am taking part in team NX to raise money for cancer research in memory of my Dad, he passed away of stomach cancer in 2010, I hope to see the day when a cure for cancer is found. I feel very confident about doing the race and look forward to a fun day with my team raising money for a great cause." - Kim Urwin-Nash

"A fun day out supporting a brilliant cause! What more could you want!" - James Payter

"I'm feeling confident about completing the race. I'm aiming for a top 100 finish."  - Richard Godfrey

 "I am really passionate about doing the race and beating Richard. I am aiming for a top 99 finish." - Nathan Caney

"The key is not to focus on the obstacles, but the achievement of knowing that we got down (and up) getting dirty to beat cancer." - Stephanie Flinders 

"Doing it for a service user. I was a key worker for who recently passed away from cancer. I hope to get to the end of the race!" - Gabriela Machado

"I feel confident about completing the race and helping to raise money. I am racing for everyone that has had cancer." - Shadrack Barima

Race for Life is a series of fundraising events, organised by charity Cancer Research UK.

They involve running, jogging or walking a 5-kilometre, 10-kilometre or 'Pretty Muddy' course and raising sponsorship for doing so.

The money raises funds for cancer research in all 200 types of cancer. The Race for Life series of events is open to people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds take part in the Race for Life, and with more than 150 Race for Life 5k events across the UK. 

Newcross wishes the best of luck to CS and CR. We can't wait to hear how you get on!

If you'd like to sponsor Team Newcross, you can do so by following this link.