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Relay For Life Southend - get involved!

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Relay for Life Southend

Throughout the year, teams of 8 to 15 people get together and fundraise in their local communities to support the work of Cancer Research UK. Then everyone comes together in an inspiring family fun day and overnight celebration and commemoration that the whole community can be part of.

On the Day

On the day of Relay For Life Southend (25th July), you can expect a celebratory mix of music, games, entertainment, food, fundraising and perhaps a few surprises at the Southend Summer Fayre! For more information please visit 

While the event is in full swing, members of each team will take turns to walk around the track for the duration of the Relay. All events are overnight as this marks the fact that cancer never sleeps.

Take part

With events throughout the country you can join us for Relay For Life and be part of something special. You can take part by starting a team and becoming the Team Captain, joining a team as a Team Member or by taking part as a Survivor. Alternatively we’re always looking for volunteers to help set up and run the day with us.

Survivors' Lap of Honour

Relay For Life Southend will begin with the inspiring Survivors' Lap of Honour. If you, or someone you know has beaten cancer they are invited to attend relay as a Guest of Honour. Cancer survivors will walk the first lap of the course, cheered and supported by the community. Together we celebrate life and the efforts we are all making to help beat cancer. All survivors get a special t-shirt and commemorative badge. To take part as a survivor please register.

The closing ceremony

At the end of Relay For Life Southend, everyone joins together for a final lap to celebrate their fundraising achievements and look back on an unforgettable experience.

With something for everyone we hope you will get involved; either as a team, survivor, volunteer or visitor at the Summer Fayre.

For more information please email

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