Community Education Events
In addition to the events listed here, The University of Arizona Cancer Center offers free monthly information sessions for community members. See their Monthly Open House Informational Sessions webpage for more information.
Please join us for the 7th Annual Your Next Step is the Cure Tempe, AZ 5K on Sunday, February 26, 2017 at Kiwanis Park!
Whether you want to walk, jog or run, whether you choose to participate as an individual or as part of a team, we believe that Your Next Step is the Cure!
Our Your Next Step is the Cure events raise much-needed funds for the patient services and clinical research projects of the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation. Each event provides fun, family-friendly activities, including music, 5K event awards and more.
Julie Bauman, MD, MPH
Associate Director of Translational Research, University of Arizona Cancer Center
Chief, Division of Hematology and Oncology, UA College of Medicine
Elizabeth T. Jacobs, PhD
Professor and Director, Epidemiology Program, Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health
BEAR DOWN. BEAT CANCER.
Join Rancho Sahuarita for our innaugural Steps to Cure Cancer 5K run/walk, presented by the Today is a Good Day Foundation.
Your participation helps the National Brain Tumor Society in its fight against a disease that impacts more than 700,000 Americans each year. Brain tumors strike men, women and children at any time of their lives, and are often deadly. Brain tumors are the leading cause of cancer-related death for children younger than 14.
Join us March 4 as we raise funds and awareness for the battle against brain tumors.
The Run to Fight Children’s Cancer is an annual race held by Grand Canyon University Foundation to raise awareness and funds for childhood cancer. Attracting over 3,000 people each year, the event features 10K/5K races, a special Cancer Survivors’ Walk and family entertainment including arts and crafts, music, jump castles, clowns, and more!
Proceeds benefit the Kick Cancer for Stephen Foundation.
Features food, music, kid's activities, silent auction and raffle.
You won’t want to miss the Friday night “Kilt Run” produced in partnership with American Cancer Society Relay for Life.
It’s just a short warm up run – just one kilometer. Come and help us break the World Record for number of runners in kilts while raising funds to support the American Cancer Society! You can bring your own kilt or wear the one we give you. Tell your friends – we need almost 1800 runners wearing kilts to bring the world record to Glendale Arizona. (It’s currently held by Perth, Ontario, Canada.)
Come join us for a night of hockey with the Tucson Roadrunners! Conquerors, their family and friends are welcome for this special event for cancer survivors which will include a halftime gathering of Cancer Survivors on the floor to create a human cancer ribbon!
Tickets are $13.00 per person.
Participants will walk 1 or 2 Miles or Walk/Run a 5K . The route is handicap and stroller accessible. Dogs are permitted at the park on a leash. We ask that you please respect the property and clean up after your dog.