This Father’s Day (Sunday 16 June), dads are invited to take part in the 5km Race for Life in Cwmbran for the first time.
Dads and grandfathers will be able to stand on the start line alongside their sons, daughters and grandchildren as Cancer Research UK opens the Race for Life to everyone.
Taking part in the Race for Life is a hugely moving experience as people come together to remember loved ones lost to cancer, celebrate the lives of those dear to them who have survived or support those going through treatment.
Many people will be taking part in their local event alongside their dads, while others will be participating to honour their memory.
Lisa Sweeting, Cancer Research UK’s Cwmbran event manager, said: “We’re urging families in Cwmbran to make this Father’s Day extra special by joining the Race for Life.
“Our Race for Life events are fun, colourful, emotional and uplifting. You don’t need to be sporty to take part. You don’t have to train, and you certainly don’t need to compete against anyone else. It’s a perfect example of everyday people doing an extraordinary thing – uniting in a common cause to beat cancer.”
Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life, in partnership with Tesco, is an inspiring series of 5k, 10k, Pretty Muddy and Pretty Muddy Kids events which raise millions of pounds every year to help beat cancer by funding crucial research.
Lisa continued: “We encourage our participants to help raise money in whatever way they like – there are lots of ideas on the Race for Life website.
Enter the Race for Life
To enter the Race for Life visit raceforlife.org or call 0300 123 0770.