Are you ready for the race of your life?

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A team from Cancer Research UK put on their war paint to encourage women to sign up for Wakefield’s Race for Life.

The team , Battle HQ, launched the event at Trinity Walk, where they offered shoppers a chance to try face paint designs and funky nail art. The Race for Life 5k and 10k events will take place at Thornes Park on May 17.

Organiser Sarah Threadgall said: “We want to encourage local women of all ages, shapes and sizes to join in the fun and sign up.” Go to raceforlife.org or call 0300 1230770 to enter.