Clayhall residents raise £6,000 for ovarian cancer with three-hour boxercise marathon
PUBLISHED: 18:46 28 March 2018 | UPDATED: 18:46 28 March 2018
Clayhall residents punched and kicked their way to raising more than £6,000 in support of an ovarian cancer charity.
Nearly 30 residents attended a three-hour marathon boxercise class, called Box to Beat Cancer, at Caterham High School, in Caterham Avenue on Saturday (March 24).
The session was run by Mandalena Ioannou, 31, to raise money for Ovarian Cancer Action, which has been raising awareness of the illness throughout March.
“Some of my friends and clients have family who have been affected by ovarian cancer,” she said, adding: “This event was a wonderful way to bring the community together to join the fight to beat this cancer!” Through numerous donations and sponsorships, Mandalena tripled her initial fundraising target of £2,000.
A martial artist by background, Mandalena has been a fitness trainer for more than nine years and is owner of company Fitness Inspired Training. Find out more at www.fitnessinspiredtraining.co.uk
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