RACE FOR LIFE 2014: Live coverage

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  • -More than 2,500 women expected to take part in today's race.
  • -Live coverage from the Knavesmire.
  • -Send your pictures to @yorkpress on Twitter.
  • -Look out for our reporter at the scene to share your stories.
  • -The names of all runners in the 5km and 10km races will be available here later today.
  • -Don't forget, tomorrow's edition of The Press includes a souvenir pull-out with pictures from today's event!

2:54pm

Here is Laura Pagan, who ran the 5km race in support of Phoebe Watling, who was diagnosed with Leukaemia just before Christmas.

Laura, 31, ran with Team Phoebe's Princesses, and said: "It's been very, very hot. Being 15 weeks pregnant, I wasn't really aiming for a time, but I'm happy with about 31 minutes."

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12:53pm

And this is our award-winning photographer Anthony Chappel-Ross, who has been taking first-class pictures of the runners, fundraisers and the whole event.

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Anthony's pictures will be included in the special pull-out supplement in tomorrow's Press.

12:50pm

Here's our reporter Dan Bean, who has been taking his best shots of just a few of the fundraisers taking part in today's Race For Life, supporting the runners on behalf of The Press.

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12:44pm

A big team from Knaresborough here - the Foundation Fitties - who have raised more than £860 in advance of today, and hope to break the £1,000 mark after the race! 

In no particular order, Debbie Scott, Sam Davy, Sheena Morley, Sarah Sturges, Sarah Dell and Lucy Lee, with Ruby Scott, Harry Lee, Lewis Davy, Joshua Knight and Luke Morley (all five), and Riley Sturgess (aged four). 

Well done everyone, that's a great amount - hope you all got round the 5km alright!

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12:41pm

Here are The Three Amigos - Clare Currer, Katie Roberts and Kelly Wilson - who took part in the 5km run to support their friend and former boss Wendy Looker.

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11:03am

THEY'RE OFF!

Good luck to everyone running today! 

 

11:02am

THEY'RE OFF!

Good luck to everyone running today! 

 

10:59am

Getting pretty close now...

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10:57am

It's looking like the participants in today's York event have raised an incredible £159,000 for Cancer Research!

An absolutely amazing figure, well done ladies!

10:49am

Warm-up well underway now, but still time to seek out our reporter-he's the only one in a suit and carrying a whiteboard and he wants to hear your stories! 

10:47am

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10:36am

Here's Team Station House Nursery-Hayley Perks, Mel Johnson and Rhian Atkinson-all running in memory of Oscar Hughes. Good luck ladies! 


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10:33am

10:33am

Just 30 minutes to go before the run starts-time for a last minute banana, bottle of water, and to make sure your number is on right ladies! 

10:31am

Here are Foundation Fitties, running for their families, friends and everyone who has been affected by cancer. Good luck folks!

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10:11am

We've just been told 3,000 ladies have registered to take part today-good luck ladies! 

10:10am

This is Hollie Underwood, 29, who has come all the way from Leeds to run in memory of her grandfather Bob, who died in 2011. Good luck in the 10km Hollie!York Press:

 

9:47am

Looks like a fantastic day for a run folks, but it's warm so if you're taking part today make sure you're well hydrated!

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