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Campbell's Got Cancer on the Run

Relay for Life of Campbell has raised more than $2.5 million in the last 12 years to aid the fight against cancer.

The kicked off Saturday morning with crowds encouraging relayers with applause and cheers.

Campbell Mayor Mike Kotowski read a proclamation and original Relay participant John Scalmanini gave an historical account of the origins of Relay.

Kicking off the event were the Survivors: those that have survived cancer or are currently battling cancer.

At 8:30 p.m. Saturday, the luminaria will take place and light up the track at the Campbell Community Center.

Relay for Life of Campbell is free and is going on right now, Saturday, July 7 at the Campbell Community Center track through 10:00 a.m. Sunday, July 8.

The general public is invited to come out, whether they're relaying or not, and enjoy the day's festivities, including BBQ, laser tag, the free kids area with a jumpy house and crafts, arts, and fundraisers around the track, as well as to show support to those on the relaying.

The scheduled events are as follows:

  • Luminaria Ceremony: 8:30 p.m., July 7
  • Closing Ceremony: 9:00 a.m., July 8

 

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