Zip through the air for The Christie
Press Release Posted 25 January 2012
The Christie charity is inviting daredevils from across
the North West to zoom across the Theatre of Dreams.
The Manchester United Zip Slide glides a whopping 180m from the
West Stand, giving daring fundraisers a rare view of the
The event will raise money for care of young cancer patients,
such as Claire Matthews, who is taking part in the event
herself. She said:
"I was successfully treated at The Christie's Young
Oncology Unit in 1999 and again in 2010. I fully appreciate
how much the staff makes living with cancer all the more bearable.
To show my thanks, I have vowed to brave the zip slide this
The entry fee is just £20 and minimum sponsorship is £200,
making a huge difference to young people diagnosed with
Sign up now before all the places go!
You can register for this event by contacting the charity on
0161 446 email@example.com or
alternatively, complete a registration form here:
All participants must be 12 years and over. Anyone aged
12-16 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.
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