Whitehaven Sports Centre takes on Pink Boxercise challenge in aid of Breast Cancer Campaign

Press release For immediate release: 08 September 2009 Press contact: Emily Snelling, Media Relations Officer, Breast Cancer Campaign, DD 0207 749 4102, Email: esnelling@breastcancercampaign.org Whitehaven Sports Centre takes on Pink Boxercise challenge in aid of Breast Cancer Campaign On Sunday 4 October 150 ladies from Whitehaven, Cumbria will be perfecting their jab, hook and uppercut in Pink in aid of Breast Cancer Campaign. The session will take place from 10.00 am at the Whitehaven Sports Centre and the ladies will push themselves to the limit with two hours of Pink Boxercise. Barbara Scrugham, local event organizer said “We are looking for a huge turnout at our Pink Boxercise event and we hope to raise £15,000 for Campaign. It’s a really simple way for women to get involved in fundraising without having to give up weeks of their life training. The event is open to women of all fitness levels; they can take part for as long as they are able. Support Breast Cancer Campaign by taking part on Sunday 4 October 2009, it’s the perfect way to get fit and help beat breast cancer”. To join in at this event please register on line at http://www.breastcancercampaign.org/how/event/pinkboxercise/ or www.northcountryleisure.org.uk . Registration costs £20 and you can set up your own online fundraising page at http://www.justgiving.com\breastcancercampaignevents to assist you in raising and collecting your sponsorship money. As there are only 150 places, participants are asked to register as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. Barbara added “If every person who registers raises £100 will achieve our target of £15,000.” If you require further information please Contact Barbara Scrugham t: 01946 690569 e: barbara.e.scrugham@sellafieldsites.com Breast Cancer Campaign’s aim is to beat breast cancer by funding innovative world-class research to understand how breast cancer develops, leading to improved diagnosis, treatment, prevention and cure. If you would like to host your own Pink Aerobics event please visit www.pinkaerobics.com call 01980 671305 or email pinkaerobics@breastcancercampaign.org. Alternatively why not participate in the flagship Pink Aerobics event on Sunday 27 September in Regents Park, London. Join hundreds of women for al fresco aerobics and be part of the pinkest fitness activity ever. ENDS 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 • The charity currently funds 101 projects worth14.2 million in 41 locations 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 or www.pinkaerobics.com

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