Thousands take part in annual Race for Life

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MORE than £440,000 was raised for a cancer charity by runners who took part in this year’s Race for Life.

Thousands turned up for the annual event in Portsmouth with 1,800 running 10km and 5,500 running 5km, in aid of Cancer Research UK.

Event manager Fiona Millar, said: ‘A huge thank you to everybody who took part, not just those who completed the event but the people who were there supporting them, the people who sponsored them and the amazing volunteers.’

As previously reported, The News published names of participants on the day after the race – Monday, July 21.

But the organisers failed to tell us that the list did not include children.

Missed off the list were: Holly Beauvoisin, Lucy Burroughs, Paula Burroughs, Lucia Crown, Siobhan Fenton, Mollie Hale, Jade Hinks, Tracey Markham and Carly Wood.

all completed the race and were not listed.

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