Laps of Love cancer walk replaces Relay for Life


This year's Red Dirt Relay For Life will be in Hughenden with a launch and community information night on Wednesday.

Flashback to last year's inaugural red Dirt Relay for Life in Cloncurry.

Cancer Council Queensland is calling all locals from Mount Isa to Charters Towers to show they care about Queenslanders affected by cancer by getting involved in Relay For Life.

Short, sporadic showers didn't damper anyone's spirit at the 2017 Relay for Life of Hudson Friday, June 23, at Lakefront Park, and even resulted in rainbow over downtown Hudson shortly before the start of the event's Luminaria ceremony.

Since it began in McLean County in 1994, Relay For Life has raised $7.6 million to fight cancer.

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All proceeds from the event will be used by the Cancer Society to expand and strengthen its public-education and health-promotion programmes, establish screening clinics across the island, and provide support to vulnerable and newly diagnosed cancer patients.

It's called Laps of Love cancer walk.

"Get your friends, family and colleagues together and register now to receive and early bird discount".

"At Relay, teams also take part in inspirational ceremonies and fundraising activities, supporting each other and sharing stories of hope", Ms McMillan said.

Early bird registration is $20 per person and ends July 20.

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