The Women’s Cancer Challenge event takes place from Lews Castle College on Saturday 19th May.

Over the last 11 years participants in the event have raised more than £100,000 for the Lewis branch of Cancer Research UK and it has become the largest sporting participation event in the Outer Hebrides.

Don't forget you can walk, jog, run or any combination on the day, say the organisers.

“Thanks very much to everyone who has entered the event so far – entry forms can be left at Sports Centre Reception or sent to Tony Wade at 3 Crowlista Isle of Lewis HS2 9JF.

“Cheques can be made payable to 'Women's Cancer Challenge'.

“T-shirts are now available at Sports Centre Reception. This year you can also enter online by following the link - – it only takes 90 seconds.

“The JustGiving link for people to set up their own fundraising page is:

“Our JogScotland training group meets at the Sports Centre at 12.45 every Friday – all abilities (and genders!) welcome.

“ Slàinte Mhath' Members can attend this session free!

on't forget that you can walk, jog, run (or any combination of the three!) on the day.

“Entry forms are available at the Sports Centre or can be downloaded from

“You can also follow us on Facebook at 'Womens Cancer Challenge' – why not post a story about why you are taking part?

“We would love everyone who has participated over the last 11 years to join us – why not encourage a colleague to take part too?

“It's always easier when you have some company to run/walk with!

“Please note the earlier start time this year at 10am because of the clash with the Royal Wedding!