Put Race for Life on the timetable, Leeds schools are urged

SCHOOLS in Leeds can help in the fight against cancer in a big way, by adding Race for Life Schools to the timetable.The charity Cancer Research UK invites primary and secondary schools across the city to hold their own Race for Life events to help pay for life-saving research.People are diagnosed with cancer every day in Yorkshire, which is why schools across the region are asked to sign up now at raceforlife.org/schools.Race for Life Schools is free to enter and schools that get involved can choose a day that fits with the term calendar. they can also choose a distance to suit the age and abilities of pupils.Every school that signs up will receive a free resource kit. This will include everything needed for the event, such as posters, top fundraising tips, assembly plans and a special medal for every pupil that takes part.Money raised will help Cancer Research UK scientists find new ways to prevent, diagnose and treat the disease, helping to save more lives.Race for Life’s Leeds event manager, Kay Patchett, said: “Sadly, most of us know someone whose life has been touched by cancer. That’s why we’re calling on parents, pupils and staff in Leeds to unite and help make a real difference in the fight against the disease.For more information visit raceforlife.org/schools.

Tuesday, 19th November 2019, 5:00 pm
Updated Wednesday, 20th November 2019, 2:16 pm

The charity Cancer Research UK invites primary and secondary schools across the city to hold their own Race for Life events to help pay for life-saving research.

People are diagnosed with cancer every day in Yorkshire, which is why schools across the region are asked to sign up now at raceforlife.org/schools.

Race for Life Schools is free to enter and schools that get involved can choose a day that fits with the term calendar. they can also choose a distance to suit the age and abilities of pupils.

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Every school that signs up will receive a free resource kit. This will include everything needed for the event, such as posters, top fundraising tips, assembly plans and a special medal for every pupil that takes part.

Money raised will help Cancer Research UK scientists find new ways to prevent, diagnose and treat the disease, helping to save more lives.

Race for Life’s Leeds event manager, Kay Patchett, said: “Sadly, most of us know someone whose life has been touched by cancer. That’s why we’re calling on parents, pupils and staff in Leeds to unite and help make a real difference in the fight against the disease.

For more information visit raceforlife.org/schools.