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Kennedy Health hosts fun day to celebrate National Cancer Survivors Day June 5

For the sixth consecutive year, Kennedy Health will host a day of fun-filled activities to celebrate National Cancer Survivors Day at Washington Lake Park, 626 Hurffville-Cross Keys Road, in Sewell on Sunday, June 5.

This year also marks Kennedy’s second annual 5K Run/Walk on a USATF-certified course. The 5K Run/Walk kicks off at 8:30 a.m. Registration is 7:30 a.m. day of the event; advance registration information is below.

The 5K Run/Walk is followed by a celebration of life for cancer survivors from 9:15 a.m. to noon, starting with a special Cancer Survivors Lap and Ceremony. Other highlights include:

  • Cancer Survivors Signature Art Project
  • Refreshments
  • Musical Entertainment
  • Family Activities
  • Dunk Tank
  • Giveaways
  • Vendors

All activities are open to the public, and the registration fee to take part in the 5K Run/Walk is $30. Participants receive a race t-shirt with registration.

Go to www.kennedycancersurvivors.org by Wednesday, June 1 to reserve your spot. Race-day registration will also be available, and early packet pick-up is available on Friday, June 3 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Running Co. of Haddonfield, 121 Kings Highway East.

All cancer survivors will receive a free commemorative “survivors” t-shirt. Additional t-shirts will be available for purchase. Proceeds benefit the Kennedy Cancer Center’s Patient Assistance Fund, which provides financial support to Kennedy Health cancer patients in need.

For sponsorship information, contact Pam Mancini at p.mancini@kennedyhealth.org or (856) 566–2061.

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