Crawley Boxing Club to play a major part in Race for Life to honour Alan Minter

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This Saturday is the Race For Life event aimed at raising money for Cancer Research, and Crawley Boxing Club are playing a major part in honour of the late, great Alan Minter.

Club secretary and coach Ron Parsons announced at the weekend that all the clubs boxers would be taking part, and raising money to help fight the disease that saw the former undisputed middleweight champion of the world lose his biggest fight recently.

“It’s open to anyone who wants to take part, it’s not a race, you can run or walk it if you want. It will be carefully managed in order to maintain social distancing and safety in these difficult times because of COVID-19. Because of the short notice people won’t be able to get sponsorship, so instead we’re asking that every one who takes part makes of a donation of £5, which will go straight to Cancer Research as part of the Heart FM appeal. Literally anyone can just turn up at the club gym on Saturday morning and be a part of something that will help raise money but also honour the memory of the great Alan Minter” said Parsons.

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Alan’s brother Micky, the former light middleweight champion will be running as well as other members of the family.

If you have any connection to Crawley Boxing Club, especially the club’s former fighters, your participation this Saturday morning will be most welcome.


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