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Huntington Relay for Life to be held on June 11

Posted: Friday, April 29, 2016

The American Cancer Society Relay for Life movement is the world’s largest fundraising event to fight every cancer in every community. This year, the Huntington County Relay for Life will be held on Saturday, June 11 from 12 noon to 3 a.m. at Kriegbaum Field.

Rallying the passion of four million people worldwide, Relay for Life events raise critical funds that help fuel the mission of the American Cancer Society, an organization whose reach touches so many lives – those who are currently battling cancer, those who may face a diagnosis in the future and those who may avoid a diagnosis altogether thanks to education, prevention and early detection.

Relay for Life events are community events where teams and individuals camp out at a school, park or fairground and take turns walking or running around a track or path. Each team has at least one participant on the track at all times and participates in fundraising in the months leading up to the event. Individuals and teams raise money and awareness to help the American Cancer Society save lives. Symbolizing the battle waged around the clock by those facing cancer, the event can last up to 24 hours and empowers communities to take a stand again the disease and take action by supporting the Society’s lifesaving mission.

You can join the Relay for Life movement today by registering online at www.relayforlife.org to start your fundraising team or join an existing team. Then join them on event day to celebrate survivors, remember loved ones lost and fight back. For more information, please visit Huntington County’s Relay for Life Facebook page by visiting here.