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Relay for Life
Event Type:
Student - Special Event
Saturday, April 20, 2013
12:00 AM - 1:00 PM (ET)
Campus Life
Alayna Mucci
Department:Relay for Life Committee

 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.

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