Funeral directors join race to beat cancer

Katie Esson, Bimbla Nahar, Angela Breeze and Tracy Brown complete the 5km race
Katie Esson, Bimbla Nahar, Angela Breeze and Tracy Brown complete the 5km race

Staff at a funeral directors completed a 5k run to raise money for Cancer Research UK.

Four colleagues who work at Shires Funeral Directors took part in the Race For Life at Russell Park, in Bedford, in June, raising nearly £500.

Angela Breeze and Tracy Brown, from the Bedford Office, and Katie Esson and Bimbla Nahar, from the Kempston branch said the total is set to rise as more donations are coming in.

Funeral Director and Team Leader Tracy Brown said: “We are extremely proud to support Cancer Research UK’s Race For Life and are ecstatic to see how much has been raised so far.

“It was a fantastic experience running with so many committed fundraisers and was incredibly uplifting.

We’d like to thank those that supported us with their kind donations.”

For more information on Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life, got to raceforlife.cancerresearchuk.org/index.html

Katie Esson, Bimbla Nahar, Angela Breeze and Tracy Brown pictured at the having completed the 5km race.