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Nantwich sisters stage 30k memorial run for their late brother
Updated 9:24am Wednesday 16th July 2014 in News
NANTWICH sisters Emma and Tricia Boffey are staging a 30 kilometre memorial run to mark their late brother’s 30th birthday.
The 30k for 30 years event will see the duo jog past various places linked with brother, Will, who died of acute myeloid leukaemia in 2007.
The pair aim to raise vital funds to help beat blood cancer.
A former Brine Leas School pupil, Will was a keen footballer in the famous Ladsandads League.
Emma, 27, is training hard for the run, which gets underway this Saturday, July19 from Nantwich Swimming Pool.
She will link up with Tricia, 24, for the last 10 kilometres, finishing up at their family home in Burleydam.
The run will visit places including the Barony playing fields, Brine Leas School, Wrenbury Football club and Audlem Primary School.
Emma and Tricia said: “It will be an emotional but an amazing run full of many memories of our amazing brother.
“We hope to raise as much as we can for Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research, as we don’t want anyone else to lose a much loved brother like we did to blood cancer.”
Cathy Gilman, chief executive of Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research, added: “Every penny raised helps us in our mission to beat blood cancer, by stopping people from dying and making patients’ lives better.
“We wish Emma and Tricia the very best of luck and hope the event goes well.”
To sponsor them, visit www.beatingbloodcancers.org.uk/people/emma-boffey-llr/30-km-30-years Emma and Tricia are organising a celebratory party following ‘30k for 30 years’ at Audlem Public Hall from 7pm.
For tickets, contact Liz Boffey on 01948 871250 or email@example.com