11:00AM, Thursday 05 June 2014
A formidable army of 5,600 women are already preparing to 'take on cancer' in the Race for Life event at Windsor Racecourse this weekend.
The event at the racecourse in Maidenhead Road runs from 9.30am on Saturday and Sunday.
A mass aerobics warm-up and performance of the defiant Cancer Slam dance routine will precede the start of the five kilometre races at 11am and 3pm on Saturday and 11am only on Sunday.
Visit raceforlife.org for details of how to take part. Spaces are going fast for the morning races but the Saturday afternoon race has plenty of spaces available.
Entries close at midnight Friday.
Organisers hope the amount raise this year will top the half a million mark.
Event manager Lea Blake said: "Many have survived cancer themselves or are participating in tribute to loved ones whose lives have been touched by the disease."
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