Lycra clad Marling students set off on their Pink Escape in aid of Breast Cancer Care

Students from Marling Sixth Form are taking part in a charity event, where they have to get as far away from Stroud as they can with £10, to raise money for Breast Cancer Care (3650301)

Students from Marling Sixth Form are taking part in a charity event, where they have to get as far away from Stroud as they can with £10, to raise money for Breast Cancer Care (3650291)

(l-r) Marling students Joe Marshall, Will Smith and Alastair Bolton ready for the Pink Escape to raise money for Breast Cancer Care

(l-r) Marling students Luke Walpole, Irie Griffiths-Conyers and Arron Lennard from team Rush Skatepark with their signs to help them get as far away from Stroud as they can

(l-r) Josh Patel, Ben Hart and Kai Parfitt are hoping to use their passports to travel out of the country as they take part in the Pink Escape to raise money for Breast Cancer Care

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A GROUP of Marling School students set off this morning from Stratford Park at 8am on their Pink Escape

The aim is to get as far away from Stroud as possible using just £10, a passport and some charm.

Altogether 33 teenagers will don bright pink Morph suits for the stunt to raise money for Breast Cancer Care.

Their ringleader Luke Walpole, 17, said the plan was for the 11 teams of three to get as far away from Stroud as possible in just 36 hours.

“My mum was diagnosed with breast cancer last November and only got the one year all clear a couple weeks ago," said Luke, from Quedgeley.

"We all know someone who has been touched by this disease, it resonates with pretty much everyone.

“Breast Cancer Care has been able to answer around 17.5 million client requests in the last 10 years, be that to support, give advice or just be a shoulder to cry upon. They have always been there."

To sponsor the racers go to www.justgiving.com/thepinkescape

See how the boys get on with this live Twitter feed.

 

 

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11:52am Mon 27 Jan 14

Crow says...

perhaps they could hide in a bubblegum lorry.
perhaps they could hide in a bubblegum lorry. Crow
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