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Upcoming Community Events "Go Gold" for Cancer Research

Sep. 19, 2014

The crisp air and sunshine of fall are perfect for participating in community fundraisers that get you outside and active for a great cause! With September being National Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month there are multiple opportunities to support cancer research and awareness right in our own community. 

Here are a few upcoming events that benefit Golisano Children's Hospital: annalise

  • Sept. 20, Annalise's Friends' 3rd annual 5K Run/Walk: Held at Baker Park in Canandaigua, this event kicks off with pre-registration at 7:30 a.m. The 5K Run will start at 9 a.m., followed by a kids' run at 10 a.m. Held in honor of 2013 Golisano Children's Hospital Miracle Kid Courtney Wagner, the event benefits childhood cancer research. Register at with the key word "Annalise" and visit the Annalise's Friends web site to learn more about the organization. Event Flyer
  • Sept. 27, Run for the Gold 5K Run/Walk: Head to the Wolcott Street tennis courts in LeRoy for registration at 8 a.m. Hosted by the Michael Napoleone Memorial Foundation, the race starts at 9 a.m. Register at or visit the Michael Napoleone Memorial Foundation web site for more information. Participate in a special raffle with a Dinner for 10 prize and you could win a five-course gourmet dinner, paired with wine, for you and nine of your friends at an intimate home setting in Batavia. Raffle Flyer
  • Crosbys FundSept. 27, PhotoFinish 5K for Crosby's Fund: Participate in the George Eastman's House PhotoFinish 5K, starting at 8 a.m., in support of neuroblastoma research at Golisano Children's Hospital and the Wilmot Cancer Institute. Be a part of the Crosby's Fund team by walking or running or donate online! 

Cancer is one of the seven priority programs of the children's hospital's $100 million campaign and organizations around the region are going gold, the color of awareness for pediatric cancer, for our children. We appreciate all of your support!