Mount Union to Host Relay for Life
April 17, 2013
ALLIANCE, Ohio – The University of Mount Union will host Relay for Life, Battle to Ban(d) Cancer, on Friday, April 19 through Saturday, April 20 in the Peterson Fieldhouse. Doors will open at 5 p.m. on Friday and the event will begin at 6 p.m.
Relay for Life is an organized, overnight fundraising walk. By raising money and awareness, its goal is to help the American Cancer Society fight cancer.
The event includes a Luminaria Ceremony at 9 p.m. which remembers and honors those who have or had cancer, as well as live music, family-friendly activities and fundraisers. Luminaria will be available for purchase until 8:30 p.m.
The following is a schedule of activities:
6 p.m. – First lap starts
7 p.m. – 1950s: Hula Hoop Contest
8 p.m. – 1960s: Partner Walk
8:30 p.m. – Kissing Booth
9 p.m. – 1970s: Flag Football
11 p.m. – Ms. Relay Competition
Midnight. – 1980s: Big Hair Competition
12:30 a.m. – Ultimate Frisbee
1 a.m. – 1990s
1:30 a.m. – Throw-Back Board Games
2 a.m. – New Millennium: Olympic Games
4 a.m. – Highlighter Rave
(Bring a white shirt and a highlighter)
5 a.m. – Pop Era: Volleyball
6 a.m. – R&B: Line Dances
7 a.m. – Rock: Karaoke
8 a.m. – Country: Stick Pony Race and Lasso Competition
9 a.m. – Rise and Shine: Workout
10:30 a.m. – Breakfast
Noon – Closing Ceremony
This event is open to the public and all are welcome to attend and participate. Those wishing to participate can register at the event.