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Relay for Life to be held at ETSU April 19

JOHNSON CITY (April 11, 2013) – East Tennessee State University will hold its annual Relay for Life to benefit the American Cancer Society on Friday, April 19.

Relay for Life is an overnight, relay-style event, with teams of people camping out around a track and members of each team taking turns walking around the track for the duration of the event.  It begins with a Survivors’ Lap, with all cancer survivors present taking the first lap around the track as other participants cheer them on.  Food, games and activities provide entertainment and fundraising opportunities.

Teams are still being formed for the Relay for Life at ETSU.  Student organizations, faculty and staff, and others are welcome to form teams and sign up online at www.relayforlife.org/ETSU.  Individuals may also pay $10 at the gate for admission on the night of the event.

The relay begins at 6 p.m. Friday and continues until 6 a.m. Saturday at the ETSU/Mountain States Health Alliance Athletic Center (Minidome).

For more information, visit the website above or email Alexandrea Johns at .