UAB Relay for Life

By on April 13, 2014
Photo by Amber Gomez-4

UAB hosted its annual Relay for Life event on Friday, April 11, at 6 pm-6am. This years event took place at the Campus Green near the Recreational Center. The goal this year was to raise $30,000.

The night’s events included:

  • 6 p.m. – Cancer survivor lap, followed by caregiver lap
  • 7:30 p.m. – Dance-off
  • 8 p.m. – Music by Eddie Soltys
  • 9 p.m. – Pie-eating contest
  • 9:30 p.m. – Music by Greater than Never
  • 10:30 p.m. – Luminary ceremony in honor of cancer survivors and in memory of those who lost their battle with cancer
  • 11 p.m. – Dance instructor taught a variety of dances
  • 11:30 p.m. – Music by Malfunction Junction Trio
  • 12:30 a.m. – Krispy Kreme doughnut run (eat a doughnut, run a lap, then repeat as many times as possible)
  • 1 a.m. – Kickball game
  • 1:30 a.m. – Rap music performance
  • 5:30 a.m. – Closing ceremony

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About Amber Gomez

Amber is a junior Graphic Design / Photography major working on her BFA. She enjoys poster design, publication design, and logo design as well as photographing nature and the various people in and around Birmingham.
 
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