Cancer Research UK's Race for Life at Finsbury Park on Saturday 7th July 2012Isle of Wight women are being urged to grab their last chance to enter Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life at Medina Leisure Centre, as there are just 6 days left until registration closes.

600 women have already joined the formidable army who are ready to take on cancer on Sunday 19th May but there are still hundreds of places left.

Entry closes on Thursday 16th and organisers are encouraging mums, daughters, grannies, sisters, friends and workmates who want to take part in the 5k women-only event to sign up as soon possible at

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Suzi Dent, Event Manager for Race for Life on the island, said: “We are absolutely thrilled that so many women have entered Race for Life in the Isle of Wight. But we still have places left so we are urging women to sign up as soon as possible.”

Cancer Research UK's Race for Life at Richmond  on Sunday 15th July 2012In 2012, organisers took the difficult decision to cancel the event, following months of bad weather, and damage done to the event site and route by the festival. This year, the event has been moved forward to May, and the charity hopes the women who take part will hit a fundraising target of £50,000.

Suzi continued: “Race for Life is non-competitive. So there’s no need to worry about being fit or fast. It doesn’t matter if you walk, jog or even dance your way around the course”.

Enter Race for Life at or by calling 0845 600 6050.

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