Kathy Welsh

Kathy Welsh

Bike for Cancer, 5K Supports Local Cancer PatientsKINGSTON – The Benedictine Health Foundation’s 14th annual Bike for Cancer Care and 5K Walk/Run will be held on Sunday, Sept. 17, at Dietz Stadium in Kingston.

The event offers a 12-, 25-, and 50-mile bike route, a non-competitive 5K Run/Walk throughout historic Uptown Kingston, and a Kids Fun Run inside Dietz Stadium with supervised children’s activities for parents participating in the 5K.

Breakfast and lunch are provided by Hannaford Supermarkets, and Stewart’s dipping station will be on site with ice cream for all participants.

Proceeds will benefit the Foundation’s Rosemary D. Gruner Memorial Cancer Fund which provides financial assistant to local cancer patients while they receive treatment.

More than 1,700 patients have received over $750,000 in financial assistance.

For event details, to register, volunteer, or donate, visit www.bikeforcancer.org, or contact the Foundation office at (845) 481-1371.


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