Relay for Life opens early registration

Early bird registration has begun for the 2013 Relay For Life in Port Hardy.

PORT HARDY—Early bird registration has begun for the 2013 Relay For Life in Port Hardy, and discounts and prize chances await those who sign up promptly.

The annual fundraising event to benefit cancer research and treatment will be held May 25-26 at the Port Hardy Secondary School track. The round-the-clock relay begins at 6 p.m. with a ceremonial survivors lap and continues through the evening until ending at 6 a.m.

The early bird registration fee is $10 per person until March 1, 2013. Afterward, the fee will jump to $20 per person. Each early entrant will also receive one entry into a draw to win one of three iPads sponsored by Scotiabank.

You can register online at www.cancer.ca by clicking on British Columbia/Yukon and following the link to Relay for Life. Or locally by calling Sabrina Dent at 250-949-3431 or 250-949-8485.

 

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