Inspired sisters take on races for CERU - The Leamington Observer

Inspired sisters take on races for CERU

Leamington Editorial 27th Apr, 2017   0

SUPERSTAR sisters are tackling a series of races to raise money for causes close to their hearts.

Lillie and Victoria Bleasdale are undertaking ‘The Bleasdale Challenge’ to run eight races throughout the year to raise £5,000 for Cancer Research UK and the Central England Rehabilitation Unit (CERU) in Leamington.

The duo’s mum works for CERU which cares for people suffering from brain injury, stroke or tumour.

Lillie said: “Both me and Victoria have spent time helping out there and we’ve been inspired by the work that they do.

“Then after losing our grandfather to cancer in 2016, we wanted to help raise awareness of the disease and help bring forward the day when all cancers can be cured or prevented.”

With 185km to go after Lillie completed the first challenge running the London Supernova 5km, the pair will go on to complete the Two Castles 10km Run, the Vitality London 10,000 and the Stratford Autumn Shakespeare 10km.

Lillie and Victoria will also hold other fundraising activities, including bake sales and pub quizzes to try and exceed their target.

Visit to learn more about the challenge.

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