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Men and women run Race for Life in Wakefield together for first time

  • Video report by ITV Calendar's Katie Oscroft

Hundreds of runners dressed in pink and blue gathered in Wakefield to take part in this year's Race for Life.

Under starters orders at Race for Life in Wakefield Credit: ITV Yorkshire

It is the first time men have been involved in the race - which takes place at Thornes Park every year.

The aim is to raise money to fund life-changing research into new cancer treatments.

And everyone taking part has their own special reason for running.