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Relay For Life is a grass roots, community-based team event.

Every Relay has different components, but here are a few things they all have in common:

 

Opening Ceremony

 

Time: 6 p.m.

We'll kick off the event by celebrating everyone who's been affected by cancer. Whether someone's been diagnosed for 10 days or been cancer-free for 10 years, they gather together for the crowd to cheer them on.

 

 

Survivors Lap

 

Time: 6:45 p.m.

Survivors define courage and inspire those facing a cancer diagnosis. Their strength is honored with each step they take around the first lap. If you know anyone who's overcome cancer, invite them to join.

 

 

Caregivers Lap

 

Time: 7p.m.

Caring for others is such a selfless act, which is why we honor caregivers with a lap. They often walk with the person they've supported.

 

 

Luminaria Ceremony

 

Time: 9:30p.m.

Each Luminaria bag represents a loved one lost to cancer, brings support to those affected by it, and honors survivors. This powerful moment gives people the opportunity to grieve but also offers hope and comfort.

 

 

Closing Ceremony

 

Time: 6 a.m.

We celebrate all that we've accomplished together and remember those we've lost. Together, we commit to take action and help end the pain and suffering of cancer.

 

What to Bring For Relay!!

Be sure to come to Relay prepared!

Here’s a quick list of things that all Teams should be sure to have handy forRelay For Life, including but not limited to…

• DON’T FORGET WE NEED CANNED GOODS FOR LUMINARIA! If everyone brought 5-10 we would bein good shape! All will be donated to our local food pantry!

• Team Setup begins at Noon the day of the event. Tent(s) for your campsite - Canopy for on-sitefundraiser, pop-ups – please be sure to have weights for your tent, no stakes can be used on the turf)

• Proper clothing (extra clothing) for weather (Ponchos, jackets, sweats, t-shirts, shorts, sneakers, flipflops, umbrella, sun glasses

• Campsite decorations / necessities (Trash bags, wet wipes, tables, batteries, etc.)

• Team Banner or Sign

• Extra snacks and drinks of your preference

• Sun block, bug spray, hand sanitizer

• Flash lights• Folding chairs or camping chairs to sit in

• Water – stay hydrated!

• Pack items for your theme laps: For example: (glow sticks, pajamas, Purple, etc...)

• Activity Schedule• Pens/Pencils/Markers (To make a poster board or fill out forms)

• Wagon or a dolly to bring all your stuff onto the track• Money! (Other teams will have event fundraisers)

• Duct Tape (You just never know!)• Your Team!

What NOT to Bring to Relay For Life:

• Alcohol, Drugs• Tobacco or e-cigs, “vaping” products

• Silly string or anything that can get stuck to the track

• Pets (other than service animals)

• Bikes, scooters, skateboards, roller blades

• Unattended children

• Tent stakes

• Please remember the following items are prohibited from the artificial and turf surfaces: gum, candy,chocolate, taffy, sunflower seeds, PowerAde and Gatorade.

THANK YOU FOR MAKING OUR RELAY A SUCCESS