Calling all cancer beaters… it’s just over a month until the Hastings’ Race for Life. Have you signed up to take part yet?
After 25 years of being a female only event, Race for Life organisers say they are ‘excited’ to be inviting everyone in the area – women, men and children to join them at the starting line of the 2019 event in Alexandra Park on June 9th.
“We’re urging mums, dads, nans, grandpas, brothers, sisters, friends and workmates to show their support by joining the Race for Life,” says a spokesman, “it’s a perfect example of everyday people doing an extraordinary thing – uniting in a common cause to beat cancer.”
The Hastings events will be held in Alexandra Park where there will be a choice to complete either a 5k or a 10k course.
The route of the Hastings course takes those taking part along some of the of the most beautiful paths in Alexandra Park. The course has a few inclines to challenge participants providing a great sense of achievement when they have completed the event. There are always a large number of local supporters cheering the participants on, those taking part are sure to have a great experience.
The Hastings Race for Life started in 2003 with 686 people taking part. Since then, over 40,000 of Hastings’ own have crossed the finish line at Alexandra Park.
In 2018 alone, the people of Hastings raised £50,000 to help Cancer Research UK continue its ground-breaking work that aims to see three in four people surviving cancer by 2034.
You don’t have to be sporty to take part in Race for Life, you don’t need to train or compete against anyone else, Race for Life is anything but a race and you will find out by heading for the website raceforlife.org where you can join the Hastings Race for Life.
We need the people of Hastings to JOIN THE RACE FOR LIFE at raceforlife.org