Coleen Rooney and Nadine Coyle join Race for Life’s Pink Army to help beat cancer sooner

Cancer Research UK
Coleen Rooney and Nadine Coyle channel their inner Games of Thrones warrior.

Ditching their everyday styles in favour of a Game of Thrones-style makeover - complete with flowing tresses and defiant stares – Coleen Rooney and Nadine Coyle channel their inner warrior and unite with women nationwide to take on Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life.

“I am so thrilled to be supporting Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life. Regardless of your age or how fit you are, everyone can take part or sponsor someone. The money raised is vital to help beat this horrible disease. So gather your girls, sign up, and let’s beat cancer sooner.” - Coleen Rooney

28-year-old fashion designer Coleen and 29-year-old singer Nadine worked their new looks for the cameras, demonstrating their fighting spirit in the face of cancer.

The twosome are encouraging women from across the UK, regardless of their age, shape or fitness level, to gather their friends and family and join the female-only event, to help bring forward the day when all cancers are cured.

Coleen said: “I am so thrilled to be supporting Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life. Regardless of your age or how fit you are, everyone can take part or sponsor someone. The money raised is vital to help beat this horrible disease. So gather your girls, sign up, and let’s beat cancer sooner.”

Nadine added: “I am incredibly proud to be supporting Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life this year. Cancer has affected too many loved ones and it’s time to fight back. Everyone who runs, walks or sponsors someone at Race for Life events this summer will make a huge difference in the fight against cancer. Please encourage all your friends and family to take part, cheer you on or sponsor you. Let’s show cancer that hell hath no fury like a woman in pink!”

Cancer Research UK is urging all women to stand with Coleen and Nadine and join the pink army by signing up to take part in the Race for Life, in partnership with Tesco. All funds raised will go towards beating over 200 different types of cancer.

Women can take part in 5K, 10K and Pretty Muddy events, with over 300 events taking place nationwide this summer.

Run, walk, charge, enter at raceforlife.org

You can also call the hotline on 0845 600 6050 and follow Race for Life on twitter  or join the Race for Life Facebook community.

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Notes to Editor

About Race for Life

  • Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life, in partnership with Tesco is now open for entry. The entry fee is £14.99 for adults and £10 for girls 16 and under. This covers the costs of staging the event series and means that money raised in sponsorship can go towards  beating cancer
  • Race for Life’s Pretty Muddy is open to women and girls 13 and over. The entry fee is £19.99.
  • Race for Life raises money that goes towards beating over 200 types of cancer affecting both men and women
  • Enter now at www.raceforlife.org or via the hotline on 0845 600 6050

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