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Relay For Life of Glastonbury

Friday, May 29, 2015 - Saturday, May 30, 2015

3:00 PM - 11:00 AM

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Riverfront Community Center
300 Welles St, Glastonbury, CT Map it

27 teams and 219 participants have raised $36,345.72

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

Relay For Life Schedule

Teams -- did you know that there will be a Spirit of Relay Award this year? Given to the team who best embodies our theme (what I wanted to be on my 13th birthday), as voted on by our survivors! 

** Get ready to decorate, be creative and unleash your inner 13 year old - we can't wait to see what you come up with! **

Schedule of Events

3pm - Teams are welcome to start setting up

4-5:30 – BAND, The Magneatos (stage)

6pm Opening Ceremony (stage)

6:15pm Survivor, Caregiver Laps (track)

6:30pm Survivor Dinner with live music (Riverfront Community Center)

7-9pm BAND, The Bonsai Trees (stage)

9pm Luminaria Ceremony (stage)

10-11:30pm BAND, Tuesday Saints (stage)

11:30 pm Spirit of Relay Ceremony (stage)

Midnight – 6am “Sydney After Hours” Games & Prizes (Center field)

7am – Sunrise Yoga with Amy Thompson (Center Field)

8am 5K Registration Starts (registration tent)

9am Kids Fun Run (track)

9:30am 5K begins

Theme Laps & Times

5pm Umbrella Theme Lap – We have some pretty crazy weather these last few Relays.   Let’s celebrate by having an Umbrella Lap – rain OR shine!

6:30pm Happy Birthday Theme Lap – It is our 13th birthday in the community.  Wear a party hat and sing Happy Birthday to us!

7pm – Founder’s Theme Lap (in memory of Dr. Gordy Klatt) – We lost the Relay For Life Founder last year and this is a quiet lap of reflection to honor Dr. Klatt and all he created!

7:30pm –Super Hero Theme Lap - Calling all superheroes.  Dress up like your favorite caped crusader or web crawler!

8pm – Stuffed Animal Theme Lap – Grab your favorite stuffie and hit the track with your furry friend.

10pm – Pajamas & Glow Sticks Theme Lap – Time to get ready for the long night ahead.  Put on your Pajamas and get your glow sticks ready – we still have plenty of party in us!


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

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Top Participants
  1. Emerald Club Alex Bingham - $2,735.00
  2. Sapphire Club Personal Donation Made Michael Devanney - $1,570.00
  3. Jade Club Personal Donation Made Gloria Torok - $1,490.00

Top Teams:

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Top Teams
  1. Gold Team Caleb's Crusaders - $5,035.00
  2. Silver Team Can't Stop. Won't Stop. - $4,041.83
  3. Bronze Club Cancer Crushers - $2,835.00