When most will be sleeping, on the night of 27th May 2017, University of Brighton, Academic Lead for Community Health, Marian Willmer, will be cycling 100km to raise money for Women Vs. Cancer!
Marian was diagnosed with breast cancer in August 2015 and shortly after had a succession of surgery, chemotherapy and finally radiotherapy in February 2016. Thankfully she is one of the lucky women to have survived cancer and as a result in her desire to give something back, she has decided to raise money for Women vs Cancer.
The Women V Cancer Ride the Night is a joint initiative that supports three amazing charities; Breast Cancer Care, Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust and Ovarian Cancer Action.
With over 4,000 women taking part, and a target to raise £2 million pounds, the aim of the night is to help raise funds for the three charities, raise awareness and get more women cycling!
To help prepare for the gruelling 100km bike ride, Marian and her biker gal friend are training incredible hard to help raise the money for this fantastic cause! In Marian’s own words she has said that she is ‘feeling rather nervous about achieving this challenge and needs encouragement through your donations!’.
If you would like to help support Marian and the Women Vs Cancer initiative, please donate today via her justgiving.com page – https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/Bikergals.