Relay for Life: Over 400 join the fight against cancer
copyright the Chronicle July 1, 2015
by Nathalie Gagnon-Joseph
NEWPORT — The luminaria-lined track at North Country Union High School (NCUHS) was filled with people of all ages talking and laughing Saturday night as they walked to raise money to fight cancer.
Ice-filled kiddie pools at either end of the track kept water bottles cold so participants could rehydrate during their trek.
By Saturday morning 323 people had signed up for the American Cancer Society’s 12-hour Relay for Life in advance. In the evening, 89 more signed up in person, and others came to walk without signing in, or simply to buy a luminaria bag. The relay lasts all night.
People who are signed up are grouped into teams. Thirty-five teams raised…To read the rest of this article, and all the Chronicle‘s stories, subscribe:
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