The “Run for George” is being held on Saturday 3 June at 10am and organiser Livia Kindness says everyone is welcome to take part.

“We lost my beloved father-in-law George Kindness to cancer earlier this year. Thanks to the amazing staff at Roxburghe House, his wife Kate and sons Chris and Ali (my husband) got to spend the last moments together,” said 34-year-old Livia, who is the general manager at Puregym Shiprow as well as a personal trainer.

There is an existing link as George’s widow Kate worked as a psychologist at Roxburghe House in previous years.

“When we hear about cancer, we often learn about amazing recoveries, struggles and the fight against this horrible disease.