Brecon Carreg Cardiff Bay Run will return for 2020 on Sunday 29 March with
Velindre NHS University Trust Cancer Charity as the new Lead Charity Partner.
Cardiff Cancer Centre has joined forces with one of Welsh capital’s most
popular 10K races to secure vital fundraising that will help the hospital
continue to provide specialist cancer services to over 1.5 million people in
South Wales and beyond.
celebrate the new partnership, runners who want to support Velindre Cancer
Centre now have the opportunity to take advantage of an exclusive sign up
are now open for Velindre fundraisers for one month only before general sale
spaces are released later this year.
that incentive wasn’t enough to entice potential runners, Velindre Ambassador,
inspiring weatherman Derek Brockway will spearhead a group of 100 fundraisers
at the event under the ‘Derek’s Dazzlers’ banner.
details of this opportunity will follow shortly, but Derek will be
looking to motivate, train and support new runners, patients or anybody who
wants to take on this new challenge and dazzle their way around 10k of Cardiff’s iconic Bay before joining the group for
some well deserved post-race celebrations.
Morris Head of Fundraising at Velindre said: “We are absolutely delighted to be
the lead charity for the Brecon Carreg Cardiff Bay Run . We need to recruit as
many runners as possible to turn Cardiff Bay green in support of Velindre so we
can continue to provide exceptional care and support to cancer patients and
their families in South Wales.
2020 one in two of us will develop cancer which means Velindre needs more funds
to continue to support cancer patients and their families through exceptional
care. Your donations fund specialist nurses, therapies and ground breaking
research and clinical trials. We want to continue to lead in the delivery and
development of compassionate, individualised and effective cancer care to
achieve outcomes comparable with the best in the world.”
Run 4 Wales Chief Executive Matt Newman said:
“The Brecon Carreg Cardiff Bay Run kicks off the running calendar in style, and
we can’t wait to welcome a sea of Velindre runners in their green vests. As a
local cancer charity, Velindre is close to our hearts, so this new partnership
really is a match made in heaven.”