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Sights and sounds of Wakefield's Race For Life

Around thirteen hundred women and girls have taken part in 5k and 10k events at Wakefield's Thornes Park. It's hoped the event will raise around £90,000 for cancer research.

Among those taking part were ITV Calendar's very own Christine Talbot and Julie Hawkins who finished treatment for cancer a year ago to the day.

Were you there? See if you can spot yourself in the video below!

Army of women in pink pound streets of Hull

An army of women in pink have been pounding the streets of Hull today as they take part in this year's Race For Life,

The five kilometre race set off from Queens Gardens for a lap around the city centre. Thousands of women ran, jogged and walked the Hull race, now in its nineteenth year, to raise money for Cancer Research UK. The funds will be put towards the charity's continuing mission to find a cure for the disease.

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Calendar presenter gets 'pretty muddy' for charity

Calendar presenter Christine Talbot got 'pretty muddy' today as she took on a charity challenge.

Along with thousands of other women, Christine took park in a 5k obstacle course at Temple Newsam to raise money for Cancer Research UK. And to make sure there was no escape, Calendar co-presenter Duncan Wood, volunteered to be one of the events mud slingers. See the evidence below.

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Race For Life events in Yorkshire officially launched

This year's Race For Life events in Yorkshire have been officially launched at the Meadowhall shopping complex this morning.

Race for Life events in Yorkshire officially launced at Meadowhall Credit: ITV Yorkshire

Organisers have been persuading women and children to sign up to take part in the races which raise money for Cancer a Research UK.

The first of this year's events will be held on Sunday, May the 17th at Meadowhall and Wakefield.

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