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Active4Blood – a plea for donors

A marathon charity walk and various runs took place around the Rhondda Cynon Taf borough last Saturday (10th October) in aid of the Welsh Blood Service, but with the aim of raising donors not money.

Linked to the hashtag #Active4Blood a group of volunteers commenced on a 26 mile treck from the Welsh Blood Service HQ in Llantrisant and ending in Beddau.

A number of rugby clubs were visited en-route where players were completing a series of 25 mile runs.

Pontypridd RFC is proud to support the Welsh Blood Service and joins in the call for new donors to come forward. Blood donors, and in particular platelet donors are needed.

Blood donor session are being held at regular intervals around the Pontypridd area, by appointment only –  to view local sessions and to make an appointment please open the link:,%20-3.3466303)

Pontypridd RFC sends out the message – “become a horizontal hero, give blood”.