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Press Release For immediate release: 30 September 2009 Press contact: Louise Garrahan, Media Relations Officer, Breast Cancer Campaign, DD 0207 749 3724, Email: lgarrahan@breastcancercampaign.org Lindsay joins the Great South race to beat breast cancer Local runner Lindsay Sexton, from Ventnor, Isle of Wight, has laced up her running shoes to train for the Bupa Great South Run in aid of breast cancer research. The Blade Technician decided to join Breast Cancer Campaign’s Jigsaw Runners team for the race in Portsmouth on Sunday 25 October to support her friend, Sara, who has recently been diagnosed with breast cancer aged 40. She has just finished chemotherapy and is soon to start radiotherapy. Lindsay said: “My best friend was diagnosed at the start of the year and I feel the help and treatment that she has received is amazing. I would like to give something back and say thank you for the help she has been given.” To help Lindsay reach her target of £630 please visit www.justgiving.com/lindsaysexton and donate what you can. If you have a place in the Bupa Great South Run and would like to run for Breast Cancer Campaign, please visit www.breastcancercampaign.org or call the Events team on 020 7749 4107. All runners who sign up for the 10 mile race will receive a professional Ronhill running vest along with unrivalled support from Campaign throughout their training and fundraising. ENDS Picture caption: Lindsay Sexton Notes to editors • Breast Cancer Campaign aims to beat breast cancer by funding innovative world-class research to understand how breast cancer develops, leading to improved diagnosis, treatment, prevention and cure • Currently it supports 101 research projects, worth over £14.2 million, in 41 centres of excellence across the UK and Ireland • Breast cancer is the most common cancer in the UK and accounts for nearly one in three of all cancers in women • In the UK, nearly 46,000 new cases of breast cancer are diagnosed each year - that’s 125 a day • Visit www.breastcancercampaign.org

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