BURNLEY women are being urged to show cancer who’s boss by signing up to Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life, which is now open for entries.

The annual 5k fundraiser takes place at Towneley Hall, on Sunday, June 15.

Event organisers are issuing the rallying cry ‘cancer, we’re coming to get you’ and urging women to sign up as soon as possible.

Jennifer Ward, Cancer Research UK’s Burnley events manager, said: “We’re calling on Burnley’s mighty-mums, gutsy-grans, feisty friends and go-getting girls to join our formidable army and take on cancer at this year’s Race for Life.

“We know how committed Burnley women can be when they really make up their minds to do something.

“We want to harness that power to stop cancer in its tracks, by raising money for life-saving research.”

Last year 1,110 women took part in Race for Life in Burnley and raised a fantastic £53,830. This year, organisers need 1,100 women and girls to stride out to help raise £55,000.

To enter go to www.raceforlife.org or call 0845 600 6050.