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Rising Above Cancer Walk/5K Run

Cancer survivors, family, friends and support teams are invited to this fun fulled and celebratory event! Join us to walk or run in honor of a loved one.

Money raised will be directed to the Lifespan Cancer Institute's Patient Assistance Fund.  For a paper application - please click this link.

Event Schedule

Friday, July 20, 2018
Early Race Packet pickup: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Lifespan East Greenwich Cancer Institute  (1454 South County Trail East Greenwich, RI 02818)

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Onsite registration and race packet pickup: 7:00 am - 8:45 am

Kids Sprint: 8:30 am

5K Race: 9:00 am

5K Walk: 9:05 am

3/4 mile Walk: 9:15 am

Award Ceremony: 10:00 am

Competitive 5K Road Race with Cash prize for 1st male and female finisher
Prizes to the top men and women in age groups: 1-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+ (Must be present to claim award)

Moisture Wicking T-shirts will be given to all 5K Run/Walk and 3/4 Mile Walk entrants prior to June 30, 2018

Free Race Photos!  USATF Certified 5k course!

Race festivities include brief remarks by Warwick Mayor Scott Avedesian,  Lifespan Cancer Institute Director David Wazer, MD,  free skin exams (courtesy of University Dermatology), a cooking demonstration by Rhode Island's favorite TV chef, Chef Frank Terranova, complimentary massage therapy,great music, face painting, clowns, balloons and lots of children's activities. We also will have a wide variety of raffle prizes for our participants! 

If you are unable to participate but would like to donate please click this link  or  mail checks to: 

Lifespan Cancer Institute, Attn Ryan Whalen

139 Point St , Providence RI, 02903

PLEASE BE SURE TO INDICATE THE TEAM NAME ON ANY CHECKS MAILED IN THAT SUPPORT A TEAM.  THANKS!