Off and running for ‘Cancer Care’

Runners in the Color Me A Cure benefit run last Saturday.A total of 135 runners and walkers took part in the ‘Color Me A Cure’ run/walk event starting on Fairview Street at the Boone Central athletic complex last Saturday morning, Sept. 19. Participants had a choice of either the one mile or 5K distances, and could either walk or run.
The event, sponsored by Boone County Health Center’s Cancer Care Team, raised more than $4,000 to purchase gas cards for local patients undergoing cancer treatments. Organizers said the event was very successful, with good support from the the school, hospital, businesses and community.
More in the Sept. 23 Albion News Print & E-Editions.