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Newcastle Relay For Life returns in 2024

Locals are gearing up for the Newcastle Relay For Life as it makes its triumphant return to Glendale in May 2024.

This overnight event, dedicated to fundraising for Cancer Council NSW, promises a memorable experience for all participants young and old.

Organized by dedicated local volunteers, the event sees teams of friends, families, and colleagues taking turns walking around a track, symbolizing the community’s unwavering commitment to the cause.

An Unforgettable Experience

Newcastle Relay For Life isn’t just about fundraising; it’s a celebration of life and a tribute to those who have battled cancer. The event offers a wide array of activities and attractions for the whole family to enjoy. From live entertainment to vibrant markets, delicious food stalls, and engaging kids’ activities, there’s something for everyone.

Honouring Survivors and Carers

The heart of every Relay For Life event is the survivors of cancer and their dedicated carers. The event begins with a special lap around the track in their honor. Throughout the event, participants can enjoy local performers, explore market stalls, participate in competitions, and engage in family-friendly games.

Remembering Those We’ve Lost

As the sun sets, a poignant candlelight ceremony lights up the darkness in memory of those we’ve lost to cancer. Inspiring speakers will share their stories and provide updates on the critical work of Cancer Council NSW, offering hope for a cancer-free future.

Closing Ceremony and Motivation

To conclude this impactful event, a closing ceremony will celebrate the incredible achievements of participants and motivate them to continue the fight against cancer. Every step taken and every dollar raised makes a significant difference.

Join the Movement Against Cancer

Newcastle and Hunter supporters have played a crucial role in the fight against cancer, and this year is no different. With an estimated 134,000 new cancer cases expected in Australia in 2024, it’s essential for every Australian to rally behind Newcastle Relay For Life and support Cancer Council NSW’s vital work.

Participate Your Way

Relay For Life is an inclusive event where everyone is welcome, regardless of age or ability. Whether you prefer walking, jogging, running, wheeling, or dancing, it’s your Relay For Life. No matter your fitness level, don your yellow and purple attire and join the cause.

Be Part of the Movement

We encourage our local community to be part of this inspiring movement. Register for Newcastle Relay For Life today at and make a difference in the fight against cancer. Together, we are stronger than cancer, and together, we can make a lasting impact.

Newcastle Relay For Life 2024

Join us at Glendale in May 2024 for a night of unity, celebration, and purpose. Together, we can continue to save lives and work towards a cancer-free future.