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Liz McClarnon gets Fashion Pulses Racing for Cancer Research UK

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by Cancer Research UK | News

10 February 2009

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LIZ McCLARNON has already proved herself a talented songstress, television presenter and master chef. Now she is adding another string to her bow as the designer of a stylish limited edition t-shirt to launch Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life 2009 series..

A fresh design for spring/summer 2009, Liz’s white t-shirt features a feminine print with pretty flower detailing in bright pink, one of the season’s hottest shades as seen at the Matthew Williamson and Alexander Wang catwalk shows. Channelling the strong, positive messages of Race for Life, the t-shirt is set to become a must have item for every style conscious woman’s wardrobe, while also raising vital funds for research into beating cancer.

Race for Life is the UK’s biggest women-only fundraising event and this year 680,000 women are expected to come together to walk, jog or run 5k in over 230 events taking place across the UK.

Liz said: “I was inspired after I took part in Race for Life last year and I wanted my design to be a celebration of life with a bright, vibrant splash of colour. The florals represent femininity, while the clustered and intertwined flowers symbolise the thousands of women of all shapes, sizes and backgrounds coming together as one to make a big impact for a fantastic cause.

“I’m really proud to have designed the Race for Life 2009 t-shirt. I hope it helps to raise lots of money for Cancer Research UK and encourages even more women to sign up for a Race for Life event this year and support the charity’s life-saving work.”

Liz’s limited edition Race for Life t-shirt retails at £15.99 and is available to purchase through the Race for Life website, which is open for entries for the 2009 series.

The Race for Life series runs from May until the end of July 2009. For more information or to find your nearest event visit or call 0871 641 2282.


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