Relay For Life


Relay For Life of Norfolk and Virginia Beach, VA starts tomorrow May 21, 2010 at 4:00PM – May 22, 2010 at 8:00AM. Taking place at the Williams Farm Park located at 5277 Learning Circle, Virginia Beach, VA23462. Don’t miss this heart felt event.

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life is a life-changing event that gives everyone in communities across the globe a chance to celebrate the lives of people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and fight back against the disease. At Relay, teams of people camp out at a local high school, park, or fairground and take turns walking or running around a track or path. Each team is asked to have a representative on the track at all times during the event. Because cancer never sleeps, Relays are overnight events up to 24 hours in length.

The American Cancer Society Relay For Life represents the hope that those lost to cancer will never be forgotten, that those who face cancer will be supported, and that one day cancer will be eliminated.

No matter why you take part in Relay, however, one thing is clear: with every step you take, you are helping the American Cancer Society save lives. With your help, we aren’t just fighting one type of cancer – we’re fighting for every birthday threatened by every cancer in every community. Each person who shares the Relay experience can take pride in knowing that they are working to create a world where this disease will no longer threaten the lives of our loved ones or claim another year of anyone’s life.

Relay For Life Schedule:

Friday, May 21, 2010
4:00PM – Survivor Registration Begins
6:30PM – Opening Ceremony; Survivor/Caregiver Lap
7:00PM – Survivor/Caregiver Reception
7:30-9:30PM – Hotcakes Performs
9:30PM – Luminaria Ceremony
10:30-12:30PM – Carbon Jam Performs
11:00PM – Birthday Lap

Saturday, May 22, 2010
12:30AM – Ms. Relay
1:00AM – Mardi Gras Lap
1:30AM – Road to Recovery Race
2:00-4:00AM – Bullwinkle Performs
3:00AM – Crazy Hat Lap
7:30AM – Relay Congo Line
8:00AM – Closing Ceremony/Children’s Lap (bring your school banners)

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