2016 Relay for Life of Kentwood is May 14

Pinewood Middle School
2100 60th Street SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49501
This high-energy event celebrates the lives of those who have battled cancer and reminds us all that while we are winning this battle, fighting cancer is a year-round priority.
Opening Ceremony: Saturevent56dff6b22d480day, May 14th at 5:00 pm

The Opening Ceremony brings everyone together for a high-energy event kickoff.


Survivors Lap: Saturday, May 14th at 6:00 pm

Cancer survivors take the first lap around the track. Cheered on by the other participants and the sound of upbeat music, the Survivors Lap lets all cancer survivors at the event celebrate their victory over cancer.


Caregivers Lap: Saturday, May 14th at 6:00 pm

During the Caregivers Lap, anyone who ever cared for someone with cancer walks a special lap so they can be honored. Caregivers can walk this lap with the person they helped if they are also present.


Luminaria Ceremony: Saturday, May 14th – TIME: TBD

At the candlelight Luminaria Ceremony we remember loved ones lost to cancer, support people who currently have cancer, and honor people who fought cancer in the past. It’s a powerful part of the event because it provides an opportunity for people to work through grief and find hope.


Closing Ceremony: Saturday, May 14th at 10:30 pm

The Closing Ceremony celebrates what we all just accomplished together. It’s also a time to remember the lives of those lost, and to commit to continuing the fight against this disease over the next year.