Running in their pants

Fun run raising awareness of men's cancer.

Running to save lives

Men have been putting on their trainers - and Y-fronts - for a male version of the Race for Life. Two local fundraisers have organised the event in Hastings to help raise awareness of men's cancers. More than 100 runners took part.

Nashreen Issa was there and spoke to organisers Jo Brazier and Hollie Chant as well as cancer survivor Adam Hart.

Also in the report is Chloe Louise Williams from Cancer Research UK, Hamed Ovaisi and Sam Thomas from a five-a-side football league.

Running in their pants!

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And they're off. Credit: ITV Meridian

The Y Front Run is the men's version of Race for Life to help raise awareness of testicular, prostate and penile cancers, with Cancer Research UK.

The very first run is taking place in Hastings today.

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Y Front runners in action. Credit: ITV Meridian

Plans are in place to take the run to Crawley, Croydon, Tunbridge Wells, Brighton, Eastbourne and Ashford next year, ending up in Hastings in September again.

With more towns to be announced next year. **

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Raising awareness. Credit: ITV Meridian

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