Money pours in from Welwyn Hatfield Race for Life

MORE than �76,000 has already been raised from last weekend's Welwyn Hatfield Race for Life. With more than 2,700 people taking part in Stanborough Park, WGC, the organisers described Sunday's event as 'awesome'. Megs Salmon of Cancer Research UK

MORE than �76,000 has already been raised from last weekend's Welwyn Hatfield Race for Life.

With more than 2,700 people taking part in Stanborough Park, WGC, the organisers described Sunday's event as "awesome".

Megs Salmon of Cancer Research UK was organising her first event which, she said, made it "extra special".

"At first we thought the rain was going to ruin it, but in the end it was brilliant. I think the fundraisers brought the good weather with them.


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"We are hoping to raise a total of �186,000.

"But overall it was awesome."

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Yvonne Brunt, bar manager at WGC Golf Club, added: "We all had a great day and such a fantastic atmosphere.

"Lindsey Peters' warm up was great fun and so well organised.

"I would like to say a big thank you to everyone who supported and sponsored us especially our 2009 club captain Richard Roberts and also the members and staff of the golf club for their generosity who helped us raise �1,600 for cancer research.

"I would also like to thank the girls behind the bar who joined me on Sunday. We all made good times with two of us beating our times from last year.

"Well done everybody.

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