RUN FOR RIBBONS 2016!
A COMMUNITY EVENT TO RAISE AWARENESS AND PROMOTE PREVENTION OF ALL
FORMS OF CANCERS. ALL FUNDS RAISED FROM THIS EVENT STAY LOCAL!
Kennewick, WA – On Saturday, May 7th, the Tri-Cities Cancer Center Foundation will hold its 6th Annual Run for Ribbons 10K, 5K Run/1Mile Run/Walk and RibbonFest Health Fair at Richland’s Howard Amon Park. The festivities begin at 8:30 AM with the RibbonFest Health Fair and registration. The Run/Walk will start at 10:00 AM. The cost of registration is $25/Adults and $15/Children (price increases $5 on day-of registration).
WHAT: Run For Ribbons Cancer Awareness Run & Walk
WHERE: Howard Amon Park, Richland
WHEN: Saturday, May 7th from 8:30 (Check in & Health Fair opens), 10:00AM (Run/Walk starts)
To register visit www.runforribbons.org or call our Foundation office (509) 737-3413.
Participants will receive an event t-shirt featuring a blank ribbon. It’s the Run for Ribbons tradition to decorate it, customize it, use it to honor a memory, celebrate survival, or to simply encourage hope. Also, special Cancer Survivor shirts are available exclusively to survivors to recognize their triumph over cancer!
Run for ribbons t-shirt decorating party
WHAT: Run For Ribbons T-Shirt Decorating Party
WHERE: Tri-Cities Cancer Center, 7350 W. Deschutes Ave., Kennewick
WHEN: Friday, April 29th from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Once again, the Tri-Cities Cancer Center Foundation will host a T-Shirt Decorating Party complete with supplies. Registered participants receive an event t-shirt featuring a blank ribbon. It’s the Run for Ribbons tradition to decorate it, customize it, use it to honor a memory, celebrate survival, or to simply encourage hope. Also, special Cancer Survivor shirts are available exclusively to survivors to recognize their triumph over cancer.
RibbonFest Health Fair
Saturday, May 7th, Howard Amon Park in Richland from 8:30 – 11 am
Open to the community (Free of Charge)
RibbonFest Health Fair focuses on cancer awareness and education. There will be education booths focused on: oral cancer, tobacco cessation, lung, breast, ovarian, prostate, skin and colon cancers. Participants can make a bracelet that changes colors with UV light exposure (Skin Cancer awareness).
Mascots from several area organizations will be on hand to help kick off the walk/run.
We will have a Giant Colon walkthrough exhibit set (20’ x 10’ inflatable colon). Visitors can see healthy colon tissue, tissue with non-malignant colorectal disease like Crohn’s and colitis, colorectal polyps, various stages of colorectal cancer.
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