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Cardiff researchers and staff take on Cardiff Half

28 September 2017

Ian Horton
Ian Horton

Cardiff University staff and researchers are putting on their running shoes this Sunday to tackle a 13.1 mile course through Cardiff, racing past the capital’s landmarks to raise donations for charitable causes and to fund vital research.

Ian Horton

Innovation and Partnership Officer, Cardiff University School of Biosciences

Ian will be taking on the Cardiff Half Marathon on behalf of the European Cancer Stem Cell Institute, to help raise donations that will fund cutting edge research to help transform cancer therapies.

The 2017 race will be the fourth time Ian has taking part in the iconic race through the capital city, and this year he hopes to raise £150 in charitable donations.

You can sponsor Ian on JustGiving.

Gareth Hurley

Finance Officer, Cardiff University School of Biosciences

Gareth will be joining over 22,000 other runners at the start line outside the iconic Cardiff castle, joining Wales’ largest road race to raise donations to fund cancer research with the European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute at Cardiff University.

Gareth and Ian have taken part in the race together for several years, raising a total of over £1,000.

You can sponsor Gareth on JustGiving.

Dr Mark Young

Senior Lecturer, Cardiff University School of Biosciences

Dr Mark Young will be swapping his lab coat for running shoes on Sunday October 1, running his first half marathon through Cardiff on behalf of Mind, a mental health charity who aim to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding for mental health problems.

You can sponsor Mark on JustGiving.

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