“I was diagnosed with thyroid cancer in 2012. I received treatment, but just 1 week after receiving the all-clear my sister's partner Igi was diagnosed with T-cell Lymphoma of the kidneys, and sadly died as a result. But that wasn’t the last time my family experienced cancer. Within 4 years of my own thyroid cancer diagnosis, my sister Allie was diagnosed with the same type of cancer.

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“I was diagnosed with thyroid cancer in 2012. I received treatment, but just 1 week after receiving the all-clear my sister's partner Igi was diagnosed with T-cell Lymphoma of the kidneys, and sadly died as a result. But that wasn’t the last time my family experienced cancer. Within 4 years of my own thyroid cancer diagnosis, my sister Allie was diagnosed with the same type of cancer.

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Schools across the UK are coming together for Race for Life Schools. For a loved one at your school, for a member of your community or for everyone. No matter why you take part, holding your own Race for Life Schools event can get your pupils having fun and beating cancer. Sign up right now to receive your free pack: [ Po.st Link ]
This isn't just a fun run. This is 1000s of women uniting for a common cause. Join us at Pretty Muddy this summer and tag a friend to take on the slide with. This is beating cancer: [ Po.st Link ]

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You've signed up. You're raising cash. Now share this with your friends to get them to join you. This is Race for Life. This is beating cancer. Sign up right now: [ Po.st Link ]
A loved one lost, a friend who received the all clear - everyone has their own reason for joining Race for Life. What's yours? We're calling on all our amazing, powerful women to share their story to help inspire others. If you'd like to, click the link to find out more about becoming a media volunteer: [ Po.st Link ]
Any guesses? You can find out the answer by downloading our Race for Life fundraising quiz pack. Then test your friends' general knowledge by holding a Race for Life quiz to help top up your fundraising total. Happy head-scratching...! [ Po.st Link ]
This is Kate. Right now, she’s appearing in our new TV advert to help us beat cancer sooner. This is Kate’s story.

“Doctors told Mum that they thought she might have appendicitis, and she was also advised to have a hysterectomy, but it was during this procedure that surgeons discovered a tumour the size of a large grapefruit. She had chemotherapy after her surgery and was cancer free for 3...
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Today is International Women's Day. We want to say thank you to all our amazing Race for Life women, whether you've taken part, or volunteered like Sian. This is Sian's story.

“My friend Dawn and I met at one of the Essex Race for Life events in 2014. Since that first summer I spent volunteering, I've gained heaps: friends and laughter lines mostly, plus some marvellous memories of watching...
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This is Lisa. Right now, she’s appearing in our new TV advert to help us beat cancer sooner. This is Lisa’s story. This is Lisa beating cancer.

“Like a lot of men, my dad never went to the doctors, but he’d had a really persistent cough and my mum urged him to go. He got an appointment and was referred to hospital immediately, where he was diagnosed with a very rare and aggressive type of...
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Calling all women: Race for Life is back, and we need you on a start line in 2017. However you choose to take part, this is beating cancer. Let us know which event you're most excited for in 2017 by using the reaction buttons to vote.
Walk it. Jog it. Run it. Cartwheel it. However you choose to do it, you can do it. Show us what you're made of and sign up right now: [ Po.st Link ]
Three cheers for the weekend! Who's out there getting in training miles over the next two days?

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If you overdid it with the pancakes last night, don't worry! Try our live workout with Scola Dondo & HuffPost UK Lifestyle. It's 30 minutes of fun, high intensity training. And it's helping amazing women like you get ready to beat cancer at Race for Life this summer. Get squatting, get jumping, then sign up: [ Po.st Link ]
Longsands Academy held their first Race for Life event in 2015, and have since raised over £5,000 towards vital research: "It's such an important cause and the Race for Life Schools event is such a great way of combining making a positive contribution and promoting a healthy lifestyle. We've just applied for our 2017 pack and are really looking forward to another Race for Life supporting...
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This isn't just women in pink tutus and butterfly wings. This is women in pink tutus and butterfly wings beating cancer. Round up your girls and do something amazing this summer - sign up to Race for Life right now: [ Po.st Link ]
Our volunteers have fun, make friends, gain invaluable skills, and help us beat cancer sooner. This Student Volunteering Week we want to hero our amazing volunteers, especially those who fit volunteering around their studying or work commitments. Thank you! Sign up to join them: [ Po.st Link ]
And we're live! Get Race for Life ready on your lunch break, or watch again at a later date!
Don't let a fear of training put you off signing up. Ask fitness queen Scola Dondo your burning fitness questions below and she'll reply tomorrow. Don't forget to tune into her live Race for Life workout at 1pm, too.
Working out in your lunch break is beating cancer. Join us this Thursday for a 30 min livestream workout at 1pm, hosted by Scola Dondo and brought to you by HuffPost UK Lifestyle. It's a great way to get you Race for Life ready. We'll see you there.