Relay Events For Everyone

Because there are so many people who want to be involved in the Relay For Life movement, we offer a little something for everyone. By offering more events, we magnify our reach by rallying more communities to fight back against cancer. Find out more about the variety of Relay For Life events available, and then search to see which ones are offered in your community.

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Events: Students

Student Events

Schools have the option of hosting their own activities. Our student Relay events offer specialized fundraising, cancer education, and leadership opportunities for elementary, middle, high school, and college students.

Events: Bark For Life

Bark For Life

Celebrate the caregiving qualities of canine companions! Bring your best canine friend and join us for a fun-filled day of walking, demonstrations, and games. A Bark For Life® event can be organized as a revenue enhancer to a community Relay For Life event or as a team fundraiser in which an entire community can participate.

Events: Global

Global Movement

Each community's Relay For Life event is special, but its greatest power lies in the synergy created by all Relay For Life events taking place worldwide. Each year, more than 4 million people in 20 countries take part in the Relay For Life movement the world's largest fight against cancer.

Events: Virtual

Virtual Worlds

Relay For Life events in 3-D virtual worlds, including Second Life and InWorldz, are built and owned by online residents more than 15 million people around the globe. In virtual worlds, teams build campsites and walk a track just like at a real-world Relay For Life event. Since 2005, the Relay For Life of Second Life has raised more than $2 million to finish the fight against cancer.


Relay Gear

Fundraisers earn points for every dollar raised to redeem for Relay products and swag through Relay Rewards. You can also purchase Relay gear through the ACS Event Shop.

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Cancer has touched all of us in some way. And we want to stop this disease in its tracks. We'll spend the next few weeks fundraising for the American Cancer Society. Then, on the day of the event, we'll honor the lives lost to cancer, celebrate survivors, and support the caregivers who so selflessly help others.  

Together, we'll be a part of making a difference in this important cause.

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