IN CHARITY CASH WALK
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[ May 14th 2004 ]
of bra-clad women will power walk their way through
London from midnight on Saturday to raise money
for breast cancer research and care. The Playtex
Moonwalk which begins in Hyde Park, central London,
will follow a marathon-length 26.2 mile route.
It is expected that the women, all dressed in
decorated bras, will raise more than £4m.
Nell McAndrew and Anthea Turner will also join
the eighth annual walk along with an estimated
15,000 women. Nina Barough started the Walk the
Walk charity in 1996 when she and 12 women power-walked
the New York marathon in decorated bras. Ms Barough
discovered she was suffering from breast cancer
the following year.
grew and took part in two London marathons. But
as they found it difficult to get marathon places,
they created the Moonwalk. Other famous walkers
include Victoria Wood, Koo Stark and Sally Gunnell
who will be wearing bras created for them by top
designer Frank Usher. All money raised will go
to Breakthrough Breast Cancer and the Bristol
Cancer Help Centre.