Twenty-one-year-old Jessica Hartley is starting today's Race for Life event at Temple Newsam in Leeds. Jessica, who lost her mum Carol to cancer in October 2012 has vowed to take part in Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life every year.
She ran her first race in 2012 with her mum cheering her on. Jessica will be one of thousands of women, many with similar stories, taking part in either a 5k or 10k race.
Thousands of women took part in Race for Life events this weekend and the sun shone on those running, jogging or walking the course at Sewerby Hall in Bridlington. Among them a team remembering their friend Michele Slaney, who died from cancer recently. Her husband David spoke to Calendar.
Thousands turned a Wakefield park pink over the weekend to show their support to family and friends who have been affected by cancer
At yesterday's Race for Life - the first this season in Yorkshire - Calendar's Christine Talbot set the racegoers off - for a very special cause. Helen Steel reports.
Thousands turned out for Wakefield's Race for Life at the weekend. Our camera caught lots of people in action - are you one for them?Read the full story ›
Anyone who ran the Race for Life in Wakefield this weekend would have had to have kept up with the Jones' - a lot of them in fact!
84-year-old Sheila Jones, who has battled cancer - brought five generations of her family to Thornes Park yesterday. The youngest, Lacey, is just two.
Yorkshire's first Race for Life of the season took place in Wakefield this weekend.
The 5k and 10k races were started by Calendar presenter Christine Talbot, who was running for a cause close to her heart.
Christine, who was diagnosed with breast cancer two-and-a-half years ago, was helped through her darkest moments by her friend Diane Dearlove - who sadly died earlier this year.
Christine, with her team "Diane's Mates", have raised nearly £2,000 for Cancer Research UK so far.
Thousands of women turned a Wakefield park pink over the weekend to show their support to family and friends who have been affected by cancer.
The race at Thornes Park raised has raised more than £130,000 so far for Cancer Research UK.
After a warm-up, the 5k and 10k races were started by Calendar presenter Christine Talbot.
Nicki Embleton heads up a team which promotes Race for Life in our region - helping to raise millions of pounds for Cancer Research UK.
But she's also faced breast cancer herself. And the past week was a personal milestone - in more ways than one. Helen Steel reports.
The first Race for Life in our region gets underway tomorrow - over the next five months there will be more than 30 of them. Helen Steel caught up with a group training in Ossett, all 40 women have been affected by cancer.
Last month ITV Calendar kickstarted this year's Race for Life campaign - encouraging people to become one of the thousands of women in our region who walk, jog or run to beat cancer.
But Ryan Tait from Lincoln is not letting being a boy stop him from taking part. He was diagnosed with leukaemia two years ago - and beat it. He'll be handing out medals to women - including his mum Lisa - at his local Race for Life. Helen Steel reports.