LETTER: Run the London Marathon for cancer charity

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Have any of your readers been lucky enough to secure a place in this year’s London Marathon? World Cancer Research Fund is calling for those who have secured their place in the race to consider fund-raising for us.

It’s easy to join Team WCRF and in return we offer full support with training and nutritional advice, a runner’s kit containing a unique running vest, a fund-raising pack and a personalised online sponsorship page.

We also offer a pasta party the day before the race and a post-race reception with a free massage and shower.

Scientists estimate about a third of the most common cancers could be prevented by following a healthy diet, being physically active and maintaining a healthy weight.

So not only will taking part in the London Marathon help you get into the kind of habits that can reduce your cancer risk, but the money raised will help us continue to fund our research and education programmes on cancer prevention. If you are interested in running for us, visit www.wcrf-uk.org/fund-raising or call 0207 343 4200.

NATALIE TARRANT

WCRF