Get your sneakers ready and pull your purple clothes out of the closet, it's time for Relay for Life! Relay for Life is the nation-wide fun way of raising money for the American Cancer Society, while celebrating cancer survivors and their stories.

Dozens of Relay for Life events are taking place in Arkansas over the coming months. To find the location closest to you, click here: http://on.kthv.com/1kUdkmQ

Other events associated with Relay for Life:

SOUTHWEST POWER POOL: THV's Sarah Fortner is joining Southwest Power Pool for its annual Lunch and Learn to be held on Thursday, April 17th from 11:30 am – 12:30pm. SPP is one of our largest Relay For Life teams in Little Rock.

SALINE COUNTY SURVIVOR DINNER: Relay For Life of Saline County Survivor Dinner sponsored b

y Everett BPGMC is to be held April 24th at Bishop Park in Bryant around 6pm. Susie Everett is a breast cancer survivor so she is very passionate about Relay For Life in Saline County.

LONOKE COUNTY SURVIVOR DINNER: Relay For Life of Lonoke County Survivor Dinner will be held April 29th at Advada's Diner in Carlisle at 6:30pm.

JACKSONVILLE SURVIVOR DINNER: Relay For Life of North Pulaski Survivor Dinner will be held May 1st at Landmark Baptist Church at 6pm.

What you can expect at a Relay for Life event:

  • Organized, overnight community fundraising walk
  • Teams of people camp out around a track
  • Members of each team take turns walking around the trackFood, games and activities provide entertainment and build camaraderie
  • Family-friendly environment for the entire community
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