Inspired by the work of Breast Cancer Ireland, a well-known agri-businesses entrepreneur is preparing to participate in the upcoming Great Pink Run in Dublin.
Randalstown native, Alison Beattie – who worked in the pedigree sector before establishing her own bespoke clothing website – will take part in the event on Saturday, October 19th.
Speaking to That’s Farming, the owner of Farm Wardrobe, said: “It’s a big ask for me to run a 10km around Dublin in broad daylight, but I’m going to give it a go for an illness that, as farming ladies, we need to be aware of.”
“My mum was touched by breast cancer back 20 years ago and thank goodness she is a survivor!”
"Unfortunately, we do know ladies that have had breast cancer and have not been so fortunate. No-one knows what’s around the corner for any of us!” Alison added.
Alison hopes that by participating in the Great Pink Run in Dublin, she will raise some money to help find a cure for the disease.
“In this very close-knit farming community, it is our duty to support those less fortunate than us; be it financially or just there to chat or help out in some way!”
“I will be running in support of our farming ladies touched by breast cancer!”
“I would really appreciate any financial support no matter how small or large!” she concluded.
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