Hundreds of women took part in the Race for Life today at Saltwell Park in Gateshead. The race raises money for Cancer Research UK. It was started by Bride-to-be Angela Lennox who took her hen party to the race. Angela kicked the day off in memory of her late mother.
A Hebburn woman who lost her mother to cancer has sounded the air-horn to kick-off Gateshead's Race for Life.
Angela Lennox will run the race with a hen party, in memory of her mother.
The 5K run raises money for technology to help research cancer.