Is Race for Life just for breast cancer? Another aspect of Race for Life’s latest creative strategy is to make sure that supporters realise that the funds raised from the event go towards research into curing all types of cancers, not just breast cancer or those that affect women, although only women can participate in the race itself.
Do you get a medal for Race for Life? 7. Will I still receive a medal? Celebrate completing a Very 2020 Race for Life with your own 2020 medal! Each nickel plated medal features the iconic Race for Life 2020 branding with a high shine polished finish.
When did the Race for Life start? Since Race for Life began in 1994, 6,000,000 women across the UK have raised over £493,000,000 for the charity. Notable participants include: Jane Tomlinson, whose first fundraising event was a Race for Life in 2001 after being diagnosed with terminal breast cancer.
Why is Race for Life successful? Rachel Carr, Cancer Research UK’s head of event marketing and sponsorship, said one of the reasons Race for Life is so successful is because it has continued to grow but remained true to its priniciples – that is that women of all shapes and sizes, ages and levels of fitness can take part.