More than 450 people attended an evening 10k walk to raise vital funds for an Orpington mum with stage four cancer.

Mum-of-four Paula Davis was diagnosed with the incurable illness in June last year after going to the doctors with a pain in her thigh.

The 38-year-old needs £103,000 for 12 months of life-extending immunotherapy which is not available on the NHS.

On the GoFundMe donation page she wrote: “The prognosis isn't good, and I was told they can try to manage the cancer but they cannot cure it.

“I have since undergone two courses of chemotherapy neither of which has worked and the tumour has continued to grow and has now spread to my pelvic bone.

“I have also undergone radiotherapy with the aim of trying to contain it, but this also appears to have been unsuccessful.

“It seems that going private and paying for immunotherapy is now our only option, but the cost of this is around £103,000 per year.

“Being a normal family we just don't have that kind of money and whilst we're using what we have, we need help.

“Anything you can donate would be gratefully accepted, anything to give me the chance to see my children grow up.”

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Hundreds of walkers took part in the fundraising event.

Hundreds of children and adults gathered at the Rose and Crown pub in Green Street Green for the Starlight Walk organised by Mrs Davis’ friend Vanessa Palmer and raised more than £5000 on Friday evening.

The walkers were cheered on by residents on the Beechwood Estate at the ‘Prosecco Pitstop’ and one participant completed the entire route on crutches.

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Walkers get ready to leave the Rose and Crown.

The route was designed and led by firefighter and Orpington Road Runners member Ross Leighton Dixey who had attended the Grenfell Tower fire earlier in the week.

The fundraiser has reached more than £60,000 so far and Ms Davis has had one round of treatment.

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In an online update she said: “It's been a very long and tiring week but I'm really happy to have finally started immunotherapy.

“We have to say a big thank you to everyone once again as we wouldn't have made it this far without you.”

A Starlight Disco will take place on Saturday July 1 at Chelsfield Community Centre from 8pm to midnight. Tickets are available at here.

To donate to Mrs Davis’ fund visit the donation page.