Women V Cancer Ride the Night London 2022
This is my story…
So, due to our family history of breast cancer (it goes back 3 generations) for the last 10 years I’ve been attending the Nightingale clinic in Manchester for annual check-ups where they have always looked after me and given me the best attention. Here, I was invited to take part in a 12 month study to take a drug called tamoxifen (normally given to ladies after they have had Breast cancer) to see, if eventually, it could be used as a preventative medicine. The results at the end of the study showed that my risk had been reduced by around 70%! It was an upmost honour to take part in such a study and I feel very lucky to have had the opportunity. So, this bike ride is me trying to give just a little bit back so they can continue to fund, research and, fingers crossed find a cure, for this horrible disease.
Although this challenge is for ‘womens’ cancers’ I will also ride for the
nearest and dearest to me who have been affected by any cancer, in memory of those who fought but sadly are no longer with us, for those that have fought and are thankfully still with us and those that are fighting and going through it right now.
Please dig deep if you can as I’m by no means a cyclist and so this is going to be quite a challenge, but 100 kilometres worth of saddle sore will be worth it!!
Women V Cancer Ride the Night will help to raise vital funds for three important charities at a time when they need it most. While our amazing health services focus on COVID-19, more people than ever are left to face cancer with less support. I’m challenging myself to cycle 100km through London at night to help make sure that no one should have to face cancer alone.
Please support me and the Women V Cancer charities on my challenge and make a donation. Whatever you can donate, any amount will be split evenly Breast Cancer Now, Ovarian Cancer Action and Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust and will go a very long way.