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Weald Park Race for Life is charity run for everyone to be part of


Paul Golder writes for the Brentwood Gazette

We were joined by Megan Bailey in the studio last week to talk about the Race For Life taking place in Brentwood on May 25.

Megan is the events manager for Cancer Research UK and comes in regularly to update listeners on events that are run in aid of the charity.

The Race For Life takes place in Weald Country Park and, rather than being a traditional race with people winning, is a fundraising event for people of all ages.

Megan talked to MIchelle Ward in detail about the history of the event and what Cancer Research does with the money it raises. You can hear her interview again on phoenixfm.com.

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