Women v Cancer challenge
1st August 2011
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Crewe Health & Safety Advisor Helen Pegg joins celebrity cyclists for Women’s Cancer Challenge is getting on her bike and taking positive action against breast, ovarian and cervical cancers


Helen 46 from Wistaston is part of an amazing group of women tackling the unique new Women v Cancer challenge. Other cyclists include television presenters Dawn Porter and Aggie MacKenzie. Aggie best known for her Channel 4 series How Clean is Your House ad Dawn for hard hitting documentaries like Super Slim Me and My Breasts Could Kill Me. They will both be challenging themselves as part of the women only team of cyclists riding through Kenya to support the work of three charities: Breast Cancer Care, Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust and Ovarian Cancer Action. A donation will also be made to support cancer care in Kenya.


Women of all ages and all cycling abilities from across the UK are invited to join the adventure from 18th – 27th November 2011. The group will cycle around 400k over five days both on and off road experiencing Africa away from the usual tourist trails through the Savannah plains, wildlife game parks, tropical rainforests and traditional villages. It will be a journey full of fun, friendship and incredible support as women of all ages and from all walks of life challenge themselves for a great cause.


As well as training hard Helen needs to raise a maximum of £2,800 to support the work of the Women v Cancer charities and she is asking local people and companies to help her reach this target. To pledge your support for Helen you can visit her just giving web page, www.justgiving.com/Helen-Pegg or contact her on 07967094775.


As part of her fun raising Helen is hosting a Pamper Evening on 28th July 2011 at the Wychwood Suite, Wychwood Park Golf Club from 7pm – 10pm, tickets are £3 and available from Helen. Local business supporting this event will be offering treatments at varying prices and appointments can be booked on arrival.


For further information about Women v Cancer visit www.actionforcharity.co.uk or telephone Action for Charity on 0845 408 2698
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