The stars of Girls Aloud have come together on Sunday 24 July at London's Hyde Park to take part in the Race for Life charity run in honour of their late pal Sarah Harding.
Sarah tragically died aged just 39 in September 2021 to breast cancer and now her bandmates have reunited to raise money for Cancer Research UK.
Appearing on stage wearing matching pink charity-themed T-shirts, Cheryl, 39, started off the event with a heartfelt speech thanking all who had come to take part in the 5k challenge.
Wearing a pair of leggings alongside a cap to shield her eyes from the sun, Cheryl told the crowd: "Thank you, thank you everybody here for coming and doing this for Sarah or whoever you're doing it for. You're all incredible. Thank you."
Standing next to pals Nicola Roberts, 36, and Nadine Coyle, 37, she continued: "I'm taking part to try and find a cure for this horrific, demonic disease. And try and get some help.
"One in two women are suffering with this now and it's just terrible. We just need everyone to come together to fight is what we're doing this for."
While Kimberley Walsh wasn't there in person for the charity run, she still took part remotely and said hello to her bandmates through an Instagram live with Nicola.
"I've started to walk while I'm chatting to you and then I'm going to go into a run," she shared, before signing off to get started.
Fans of the group shared their support as one person wrote: "Good luck ladies! Sending you all so much love. Sarah would be so proud of you," followed by a red heart emoji.
"good luck to you all! wish i could be there," another shared with a red heart emoji, as a third gushed: "Good luck guys! Sarah will be so proud x".
Speaking ahead of the event on Tuesday 19 July on BBC Radio 2’s The Zoe Ball Breakfast Show, Kimberley and Nicola reflected on the "daily challenge" of grieving the loss of their friend.
Nicola said: “I think life is very good at like just keeping you going and you race through your day and get to your next thing. But I think that when you actually take a moment like Sunday to come together and purposely focusing on it, that’s kind of when the waterfalls an all."
Kimberly added: “You do need to do it, you do.
“Grief is something that you have to go through and having each other helps massively – and reminiscing.
"This is just gonna be a really special moment for all of us."
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