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Sunshine Coast Relay For Life

The Sunshine Coast Relay For Life is a fulfilling and fun relay event in Sippy Downs that celebrates cancer survivors.

With its primary goal of raising funds to help the Cancer Council for research, information, prevention, and support, thousands of Australians have already joined to contribute a significant amount charity funds.

Sunshine Coast Relay For Life, 2022 Dates, Entry Prices, Times, Location, Qld

The program of events starts with an opening ceremony, followed by a Survivors and Carers Walk, a Candlelight Ceremony of Hope, Closing Ceremony, and followed by entertainment for all. There will be live music, exciting competitions, kids activities, and great prizes to be won.

Participating teams should prepare all the items needed for the relay, which include: comfortable walking or running shoes, sun protection, warm clothing, marquee for your site, team costumes, marquee decorations, wet weather gear, and folding chairs and tables.

The Sunshine Coast Relay For Life also welcomes Under 18 Teams, though participants are required to show a Parental Consent Form. Interested individuals can also register as a Survivor or a Carer, because the event seeks to unite the community not just to celebrate survivors, but also to remember those we have lost to the dreaded disease while empowering others to raise money to fight cancer.

Survivors and Carers have the option of walking the Lap of Honour, or simply showing up to take part in the celebrations. In addition, the committees will be choosing a Face of Relay as well as a Patron of Relay each year; these are people who have survived cancer or lost someone to it, worked with the Cancer Council Queensland, or have taken care of a loved one with cancer.

The Cancer Council was founded in 1961, originally as the Queensland Cancer Fund, in order to respond to the growing need of cancer services around the state back at the time. Today, they have over 200 volunteers while hundreds more are registered. Thanks to events such as this, they are getting the help they very much need to provide vital services to the community.

The Sunshine Coast Relay For Life is a moving event that presents the perfect opportunity to give back.

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