Relay for Life – May 9

Algonquin Regional High School is hosting a Relay for Life event this Friday through Saturday.

The overnight fundraiser is in support of the American Cancer Society. The goal is to raise $40,000 for cancer research, diagnoses, and treatments.

The schedule combines fun times with meaningful moments to motivate in the fight against cancer. Starting at 6:00 pm on Friday, May 9th, teams will relay walk for 12 hours, led by cancer survivors from the community. During their non-walking hours, team members can participate in many other activities.

Registration is $10. To stay the night, participants must either raise $100 or send out 10 fundraising emails from the event website.  Participants who raise $100 will also get an event t-shirt.

Each registered team gets their own campsite at the event that where they can set up tents. (Tent setup can begin at 4:00 pm. No stakes are allowed in the ground, so bring items to weigh it down.)

Fun includes:

  • Glow in the dark sports
  • Dodge ball
  • Tug of war
  • Donut eating contest

Inspirational activities planned:

  • Three ceremonies through the event to Celebrate, Remember and Fight Back
  • A cancer survivor dinner will be held at 7:30 pm.

No animals, alcohol, or tobacco are allowed on site.

For more information, or to register, visit

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