Relay for Life

Relay For Life in Prince Rupert raises nearly $68,000 for cancer research

For 12 hours, survivors and supporters walked the middle school track for the annual event

 

Why We Relay: “No one should walk alone”

Sibling duo, Katie and James Ryeburn, are relaying for their Prince Rupert community

 

Why We Relay: Lois Chappell

After her battle with breast cancer, a Prince Rupert woman found camaraderie on a dragon boat team

Why We Relay: I’m with Isaac

Prince Rupert high school student on surviving five months of cancer treatment, and brain surgery

Why We Relay: Cancer doesn’t just affect a family, it affects a community

Cynthia Pyde on why she walks in the Relay For Life, and her husband’s battle with pancreatic cancer

VIDEO: Why Prince Rupert residents Relay

Voices from the many Relay For Life participants come together in this video

Why We Relay: Making connections after cancer treatment

Colleen Foran on volunteering with the Canadian Cancer Society’s Cancer Connections

Why We Relay: Finding family in the relay

Amy Lashek finds kinship on the Relay for Life Women of Steel, White and Teal team

Why We Relay: For Rowan

Nivan Sharma spent six months at BC Childrens Hospital where he made one of the best of friends

Why we Relay: Saying ‘up yours’ to cancer

Prince Rupert resident Nicole Wongkee walks in memory of her mother

Why We Relay: An honour to help

From the track to the booth, Roxanne Fitzsimmons helps wherever she can

Why We Relay: Jacob Gordon will Relay for Life until he can’t anymore

The young relayer wants to carry forth his step-mother’s perseverance to find a cure for cancer

  • Apr 19, 2018

VIDEO and story: Organizers and teammates relay for Sheryl

There is still time to register for the Relay for Life in Prince Rupert happening May 27.

Laurie Cullen paddles against an ‘insidious disease’

Prince Rupert’s Laurie Cullen and her Amazons team are relaying to show there is life after cancer

Relay for Life series: Money for medicine

Isobella Norman and Emma Touchet are two young, earnest Relay for Life fundraisers.