For some of the women who take part in Race for Life it is a celebration of surviving a cancer experience. Others take part in memory of a loved one or to give hope to a cancer-free future. But all of them share a common goal: to raise money for Cancer Research UK's groundbreaking work and to help save more lives.
You can read about different reasons people participate in Race for Life here These are very moving stories, very tragic and sad sometimes, but also giving us a hope for better future, for a cure.
You are a woman, maybe you would like to take part in Race for Life next year? You can join Anna and her friends.