Kris Brearley, the sales director at catering equipment supplier RH Hall will be participating in the Thames Path Challenge on 12-13 September.
Entrants to the event can walk, run or jog all or part of the route along the bank of the Thames in West London.
Brearley is taking on a 25km section to raise funds on behalf of Cancer Research UK.
He said: “Cancer Research is close to me as I was diagnosed with thyroid cancer in October 2013. Without its work, the radioiodine treatment and operations I’ve had, I may not be around today. So it’s time for me to start paying back and raising funds for this great organisation.
“A special mention to my incredible medical team – Dr Moule, Mr Mochloulis, Mr Frosh and the wonderful nurses who have looked after me for the last 18 months. Also a big thank you to my amazing family, friends and colleagues who have supported me throughout this journey.”
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