Sixth formers run for life

PUBLISHED: 12:37 04 October 2007 | UPDATED: 12:52 04 May 2010

Emily Murray and Charles Johnson

Emily Murray and Charles Johnson

TWO teenagers, whose lives have been touched by cancer, took part in the Great North Run on Sunday determined to raise £1,000 for research into the disease. Emily Murray and Charles Johnson, both 17, joined other runners for the 13-mile Gateshead race. Ca

TWO teenagers, whose lives have been touched by cancer, took part in the Great North Run on Sunday determined to raise £1,000 for research into the disease.

Emily Murray and Charles Johnson, both 17, joined other runners for the 13-mile Gateshead race.

Cancer claimed the life of Emily's stepfather, Richard Hayward, and Charles'

family have also been hit

by the disease.

Both pupils in the sixth form at Ely's King's School, the pair have been training on the roads around the city, Little Downham and Witchford for the event.

Supporters can make a donation by logging on to www.justgiving.com/emilymurray or www.justgiving.com/charlesjohnson.

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