Why we exist

TO INSPIRE, SUPPORT & EMPOWER PEOPLE TO MOVE AGAINST CANCER
The power of movement

IF EXERCISE WAS A PILL IT WOULD BE PRESCRIBED TO EVERYONE

Exercise is one of the most important things anyone diagnosed with cancer can do to enhance well-being and improve health outcomes both during and after treatment.

BENEFITS OF EXERCISE FOR PEOPLE IMPACTED BY CANCER

  • Reduces cancer-related fatigue
  • Boosts energy and improves quality of life
  • Improves fitness and physical conditioning
  • Reduces stress, depression and anxiety
  • Builds confidence and increased self-esteem
  • Reduces treatment side-effects
  • Reduces risk of recurrence
  • Builds friendships and it’s fun!

healthy lifestyle during and after cancer is associated with improved physical and psychological well-being.

National Cancer Survivorship Initiative

What’s the problem?

Too many people impacted by cancer lack the support they need to get active

Thousands of people across the UK diagnosed with cancer do not receive the necessary resources and information to engage in and maintain an active lifestyle.

Our Vision

FOR EVERY PERSON IMPACTED BY CANCER TO FEEL SUPPORTED AND EMPOWERED TO LIVE AN ACTIVE, FULFILLING LIFE.

We believe every individual impacted by cancer should receive the necessary resources and information to engage in and maintain an active lifestyle.

INSPIRING STORIES

TALKING MINDSET THROUGH CANCER WITH SIRI LINDLEY

World Champion Triathlete, Siri Lindley, talks mindset and how it helped her through treatment for Acute Myeloid Leukaemia.

Watch more Inspirational Q&As

WHAT DOES MOVE AGAINST CANCER MEAN TO YOU?

Kerry and Michael share what 5KYW and Move Against Cancer means to them, and it's brilliant.

How to join a 5KYW near you

"THE WHOLE PROGRAMME HAD A POSITIVE IMPACT ON MY LIFE"

Heather gives her insights from the MOVE Online Programme and how it's helped with her recovery from spinal cancer.

More about our online program
How you can help

JUST £25 SUPPORTS A YOUNG PERSON THROUGH ONE SESSION OF OUR 8-WEEK PROGRAMME

For many, this is a life-changing opportunity that simply wouldn’t be possible without your support.

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