A 14 YEAR old boy secretly set up a social media crowd funding page for cancer research after he heard his mother had breast cancer.

Owen Jones of Deganwy has also arranged a sponsored run between Llandudno and Colwyn Bay piers.

Owen's mother, Mrs Nicola Jones, said: “In 2016 I was diagnosed with breast cancer, but unbeknown to me my eldest son Owen organised a JustGiving page on Facebook to raise funds for cancer research, which has raised more than £1,000.

“He has also arranged with 20 of his mates to run the 10 kilometres between Llandudno pier and Colwyn Bay pier this Saturday, July 6, starting at 1.00pm, to raise more money for cancer research.

“Throughout he has been supported by his 11 year old brother Harry.”

She added: “I was really touched when I discovered what Owen had done entirely on his own initiative. I think he was so moved and he did it to give himself something to focus on and to work towards, and as a way of coping.”

The JustGiving page can be found at: https://www.facebook.com/100021676987998/posts/440205846711978?s=1482363002&sfns=mo