Edmonds District Stadium to host overnight Relay for Life event, starting Saturday at noon

ACSHundreds of cancer survivors, supporters and advocates will walk together to raise awareness and funding for cancer research during the annual Edmonds/Lynnwood Relay for Life event, which kicks off at noon Saturday, May 31 at the Edmonds School District stadium, 7600 212th St. S.W.

The Washington Chapter of the American Cancer Society and Swedish Health Services have partnered to host the event

Relay For Life began in 1985, in Tacoma with a local colorectal surgeon, Dr. Gordy Klatt, who walked and ran around a track for 24 hours and raised $27,000 for the American Cancer Society. This year, Relay For Life will take place in nearly 6,000 communities in the United States and 21 other countries.

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