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Michelle 10k run in memory of club member

Posted 20 October 2016

After six months of hard training, full time mum and club treasurer Michelle Griffiths will take part in this weekend’s Flintshire 10k Run. Earlier this year, Rhyl & District Motor Club lost not only a good friend but also a great member who passed away suddenly at the young age of 31 years.

Dave Evans had a life ambition to raise money for Cancer Research UK, but sadly he didn’t get the opportunity. So Rhyl & District Motor Club took on the challenge in Dave’s memory by way of setting some personal goals. Michelle has been an avid member for the last 20 years and felt it was right to do something for Dave, as his contribution to the club whether it be marshalling or competing would be a regular thing and this was the club’s way of saying thank you.

“Unfortunately we have all probably lost someone through cancer and last year I lost my mum. It's not an un-heard of story anymore and many of you, my family and friends have been affected by cancer. I also know people who have fought cancer and have won their battle and that’s down finding new ways to prevent, diagnose and treat. Cancer Research UK is the world's leading charity dedicated to beating cancer through research and fighting cancer on all fronts enabling more lives to be saved from this disease. So now it’s my turn.

I started running in May and before that could not run but with encouragement I have come to love it. I have increased my distances and have even been up at the crack of dawn to run. I am keen to take on a challenge of a first big run, with your sponsorship, the memory of Dave and my Mum I know I will do it.”

You can show Michelle your support and donate to this worthy cause by clicking on the following link Donate to Michelle’s 10k Run

The Mold 10k Run starts at 10:00am Sunday 23 October at Mold Alun High School. More information on the 10k route can be found by clicking here

All at Rhyl & District Motor Club wish Michelle the best of luck and we will be there along the route to give moral support. Both Mum and Dave would be very proud of you.