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Relay For Life of Tippecanoe County

Saturday, May 30, 2015


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Jefferson High School
1801 S 18th St, Lafayette, IN Map it

85 teams and 853 participants have raised $183,888.27

Total above may not reflect all participants, teams, and donations

In the event of bad weather: 

Day of the Event

Updates on weather related postponements or cancellations will be posted to the website. A decision on the delay of opening ceremonies or cancellation will be made by 10;00AM.  If there appears to be a short weather event moving through the area, the event may be delayed by a couple of hours.

Once the Event has Started

Low-Level Weather Conditions - Light Rain and/or light wind – GO!

Relay For Life is a Rain or Shine event!  Entertainment and all activities and ceremonies will continue as planned. Staff and volunteers are constantly monitoring weather radar and have your safety in mind. If conditions worsen, an announcement will be made. PLEASE LISTEN FOR ANNOUNCEMENTS TO BE MADE FROM THE ACS STAFF PARTNER.

Intermediate-Level Weather Conditions – Heavy Rain, gusty winds, lightning, severe weather watches. SLOW!

All participants are required to move into the alternate location: Tecumseh.  Have a plan to secure your belongings and proceed to the Tecumseh immediately.  An announcement will be made from the stage..  Team Captains: please move your team inside the Tecumseh this is not optional.  Participants will not be allowed to stay under tents when intermediate-level weather conditions exist.  Once inside, participants are asked to stay away from windows and large doors.  If the move occurs before the Luminaria Ceremony – you and your team are responsible for bringing as many luminaria with you. Remember that metal umbrellas conduct electricity and may attract lightning.   PLEASE LISTEN FOR ANNOUNCEMENTS TO BE MADE FROM THE ACS STAFF PARTNER

High-Level Weather Conditions – Flooding, high winds, severe weather warnings, hail, or tornado activity. STOP!   

The event may be cancelled and all participants are required to leave the track.  Participants will be asked to move to the nearest shelter building or to leave the premises if time allows.  If shelter is to be used, occupants should move away from windows and doors.   Lay face down on the floor! Vehicles are unsafe during tornadoes; occupants of vehicles should move to substantial structures.  If conditions improve overnight teams will be allowed to return to the venue to pick up their tents and supplies.  All supplies must be picked up by noon unless conditions are still dangerous (check website for updates/facebook/radio stations).  


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The American Cancer Society Relay For Life is the world's largest and most impactful fundraising event to end cancer. It unites communities across the globe to celebrate people who have battled cancer, remember loved ones lost, and take action to finish the fight once and for all. Today, with the support of thousands of volunteers like you, the American Cancer Society is helping save more than 400 lives a day. And we won't stop until we finish the fight against cancer! Please join us!

Relay For Life Luminaria Ceremony

Remember or honor a loved one who has battled cancer with a luminaria tribute bag >>

Relay For Life Cancer Survivor Lap

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Top Participants
  1. Sapphire Club Personal Donation Made Debbie Cochran - $1,900.00
  2. Sapphire Club Personal Donation Made Julie Bogan - $1,689.50
  3. Jade Club Candy English - $1,384.00

Top Teams:

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Top Teams
  1. Ruby Team Team Valenkamph - $75,135.00
  2. Platinum Team Wabash National - $9,233.36
  3. Platinum Team All-Star Security - $8,919.91

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