Did you know that the latest cancer statistics have revealed that there were on average 8,928 cases of cancer diagnosed in Northern Ireland, and of that figure 772 were from Co. Tyrone?
With cancer impacting every community in NI, leading local charity Action Cancer is calling on ‘you’ to help raise funds in 2015.
Be amazing this year and take on a marathon challenge in the city of dreams - New York.
From Co. Tyrone to New York it doesn’t get much bigger than this! Run your way around the Big Apple for such a worthwhile cause.
Go on get out, get active and raise money for Action Cancer by taking part in the New York City Marathon on Sunday 01 November 2015.
Action Cancer Fundraising Events officer Sarah-Jayne Cassells said: “The New York City Marathon is a very exciting opportunity for participants and Action Cancer. Taking part is like a dream come true for so many of our runners.
They train for months, raise money and then complete the challenge of a lifetime.
The atmosphere when you get to the city is electric. People treat you like a superstar for taking part in the marathon.
The race day itself is spectacular – a carnival atmosphere takes over the city with 2 million spectators lining the streets and bands playing on every corner. Go for it – sign up today – you won’t regret it!”
To get involved and make a difference to Action Cancer’s lifesaving services contact Sarah-Jayne Cassells on 028 9080 3379 or email firstname.lastname@example.org