REMINDER: Highline ‘Relay for Life’ for local cancer research is this weekend!


REMINDER: The Relay For Life of Highline fundraiser for the American Cancer Society is this weekend – Saturday, June 7 and Sunday, June 8 – at Highline Memorial Stadium.

“The Relay For Life of Highline is an incredible and inspiring opportunity to unite as a community to honor cancer survivors, raise awareness about what we can do to reduce our cancer risk, and raise money to help the American Cancer Society fight the disease,” reads an announcement.

Click below for more details about the event:

Here’s the schedule:

Opening Ceremony: 4:00PM Saturday, June 7: The Opening Ceremony brings everyone together for a high-energy event kickoff to celebrate the lives of those who have battled cancer, to inspire hope by sharing recent accomplishments and progress, and to remind everyone that while we are winning this battle, fighting cancer is a year-round priority.
Survivors Lap: 4:30 P.M. Saturday, June 7: During the Survivors Lap, upbeat music plays as all cancer survivors at the event take the first lap around the track cheered on by the other participants who line the track, celebrating their victory over cancer.
Luminaria Ceremony: 10:00 P.M. Saturday, June 7: The Luminaria Ceremony is a time to remember people we have lost to cancer, to support people who currently have cancer, and to honor people who have fought cancer in the past. The power of this ceremony lies in providing an opportunity for people to work through grief and find hope.
Closing Ceremony: 8:00 A.M Sunday, June 8: The Closing Ceremony is a time to remember the lives of those lost and to celebrate that each of us has committed, through our participation in a Relay event, to fight back against this disease over the next year.

Highline Stadium is located at 430 S 156th Street in Burien.

Learn more and sign up today at www.HighlineRelay.org!


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