Jul 21 2018
Jul 21 2018: 7:00am–11:00am

Rising Above Cancer 5K Run/Walk and Family Fun Day


Cancer patients, survivors, family, and friends are encouraged to race for loved ones at the Lifespan Cancer Institute's Rising Above Cancer 5K Run/Walk and Family Fun Day on Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 9 a.m. Money raised will be directed to the Lifespan Cancer Institute's Patient Assistance Fund.




7 to 8:45 a.m. Onsite registration and race packet pickup
8:30 a.m. Free kids sprint (200 yard dash) ages 1 to 5 and 6 to 10
9 a.m. 5K race
9:05 a.m. 5K walk
9:15 a.m. 3/4 mile walk
10 a.m. Award ceremony

Post-Race Festivities

Post-race festivities include:

  • Free skin exams courtesy of University Dermatology
  • A cooking demonstration by Rhode Island chef and television personality Chef Frank Terranova
  • Complementary massage therapy
  • Music 
  • Raffle baskets for participants
  • Face painting, balloons and lots of children’s activities


Registration for the full 5K event is $30 and donations are accepted. Visit https://runsignup.com/Race/RI/Warwick/RisingAboveCancer5k for more information.

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