Relay Team Runs to Save Lives

Posted on April 2, 2014 by


The Fleetwood Tigers Relay for Life team will be hosting their first annual Run for a Life on Saturday, 26 April, at 11:00 am. Registration will begin at 10:00 am. All of the proceeds will be given to the American Cancer Society to help finish the fight against all forms of cancer.

Along with a 5K course, which will be run on the high school cross country course, there will be a one-mile fun run or walk (also held on the cross country course) and a half mile kids’ run for ages ten and under, which will be held on the track in the Fleetwood stadium.

The cost of the 5K run or the one-mile run is fifteen dollars; the run including a race shirt is twenty-five dollars. The kids’ run costs eight dollars; the run including a race shirt is eighteen dollars. Extra shirts will also be sold on the day of the event at the registration desk for fifteen dollars.

The t-shirt design is designed by Fleetwood students in the high school art department.

Refreshments and music will be available for all runners and spectators. Vendors have not yet been confirmed, but the Relay for Life team is hoping to have activities available for all who attend.

This event will be held on the Middle/High School campus. Free parking will be available in the high school and middle school parking lots.

Registration forms will be available at participating businesses or by emailing They will also be available on the day of the event at the registration table, but a shirt will not be guaranteed if you register the day of the race.

The Relay for Life team hopes many people will come out and run and/or walk for the good cause.

“It sounds like a good fundraising opportunity for a good cause,” senior team member Tessa Swider said.

“I think it’ll be a great turnout and that the run is for a brilliant cause and everyone should attend,” senior team member Adriana Zuniga said.

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