It’s a sad fact that we all know, or have heard of someone who has been affected by cancer, whether it is a close family member or a colleague. In some cases people can make a full recovery, but by no means all. This is why the girls from the IIMS head Office have come together to take on a ‘muddy’ challenge to raise funds to combat this terrible disease on Saturday 9 July at a special event in Portsmouth.
The Pretty Muddy event is an organised race over 5km (3 miles) with all proceeds going to Cancer Research. As part of the course, the girls will have to tackle a range of different obstacles as well as enduring a lot of mud too! The team name that that the IIMS has chosen is ‘The Muddy Rudders’, taking inspiration from their work in the maritime world.
The aim of the event quite simply is to raise money to support the work of the world renowned Cancer Research charity.
The IIMS girls may start the race looking clean and pretty, but it remains to be seen what they look like at the end of their ordeal. Photographs after the event will be available!
The team would really welcome and appreciate your support no matter how little you feel you can donate. Making donations is easy. Just click through to the Muddy Rudders Just Giving Page to make your donation online – it is simple.
Please support the team and donate what you can afford to help to fight cancer and to beat this awful illness for good.
Thank you from the IIMS Muddy Rudders.
About Cancer Research
Cancer Research UK is a cancer research and awareness charity in the United Kingdom, formed on 4 February 2002 by the merger of The Cancer Research Campaign and the Imperial Cancer Research Fund. Its aim is to reduce the number of deaths from cancer. As the world’s largest independent cancer research charity it conducts research into the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of the disease. Research activities are carried out in institutes, universities and hospitals across the UK, both by the charity’s own employees and by its grant-funded researchers. It also provides information about cancer and runs campaigns aimed at raising awareness of the disease and influencing public policy.Cancer Research UK’s work is almost entirely funded by the public. It raises money through donations, legacies, community fundraising, events, retail and corporate partnerships. Over 40,000 people are regular volunteers.