Wisbech slimmers take part in a park walk as part of a national event raising money for Cancer Research UK

PUBLISHED: 12:29 04 September 2018 | UPDATED: 16:36 05 September 2018

Sponsored event to walk all over cancer at Wisbech park. PHOTO: Ian Carter

Sponsored event to walk all over cancer at Wisbech park. PHOTO: Ian Carter

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Wisbech slimmers joined forces to walk round a town park to raise money for Cancer Research UK.

Sponsored event to walk all over cancer at Wisbech park. PHOTO: Ian CarterSponsored event to walk all over cancer at Wisbech park. PHOTO: Ian Carter

Members of Slimming World brought along family members and even their dogs for the national charity walk at the weekend.

The event, along with donations across groups, will raise about £500.

Sally Shipley, said: “It was part of events across the country to encourage Slimming World members to increase their steps and get roe exercise and to raise money for Cancer Research UK.

“We had about 30 people took part doing laps of Wisbech Park.

Sponsored event to walk all over cancer at Wisbech park. PHOTO: Ian CarterSponsored event to walk all over cancer at Wisbech park. PHOTO: Ian Carter

“One lady was very brave as she joined us on crutches and raised a massive £200.

“Others brought their children, dogs, other people brought members of the family. Everyone had a really good time so not only was it great exercise, it was a lovely social event and raised money for an excellent course.”

A spokesman for CRUK said: “Thanks to all those that stepped up to the challenge of walking 10,000 steps a day to raise money for Cancer Research UK.

“You’ve raised an incredible fund raising total which will help fund life-saving research to beating cancer sooner and we can’t thank you enough.”

Sponsored event to walk all over cancer at Wisbech park. PHOTO: Ian CarterSponsored event to walk all over cancer at Wisbech park. PHOTO: Ian Carter

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