South Shields Zumbathon is a 'huge success' raising cash for Cancer Research UK

More than 60 fitness fundraisers took part in a Zumbathon in South Shields.

Tuesday, 25th June 2019, 3:30 pm
Updated Monday, 15th July 2019, 6:25 pm
Fitness fundraisers take part in a Zumbathon at Temple Park Leisure Centre to raise money for Cancer Research UK

Participants at the large-scale Zumba class, held at Temple Park Leisure Centre, raised over £400 for Cancer Research UK.

The event was organised by Particia Robertson, from South Shields, who is a member of the Combat Cancer fundraising team, a group of 16 South Tyneside fitness instructors on a mission to raise cash for the charity.

The team is made up of Les Mills Body Combat instructors, and some of their participants, from Haven Point Leisure Centre.

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Fitness fundraisers take part in a Zumbathon at Temple Park Leisure Centre to raise money for Cancer Research UK

They are now preparing to take part in the Cancer Research Relay for Life at Monkton Stadium, Jarrow, on Saturday, July 13, and Sunday July 14.

Fitness fundraisers take part in a Zumbathon at Temple Park Leisure Centre to raise money for Cancer Research UK
Fitness fundraisers take part in a Zumbathon at Temple Park Leisure Centre to raise money for Cancer Research UK
Fitness fundraisers take part in a Zumbathon at Temple Park Leisure Centre to raise money for Cancer Research UK