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Runyon 5K at Yankee Stadium: Run/Walk for Cancer Research


The Runyon 5K moved from summer to spring this year, but our goal remains the same – to strike out cancer!  Join us on Sunday, April 15, for the 10th annual Runyon 5K, a unique cancer research fundraising run/walk that uses Yankee Stadium as its course.  Run or walk the concourses and ramps, climb stairs between levels, and take your own victory laps around the warning track that circles the field!

You can participate as an individual or get friends, family members and colleagues together to form a team.  100% of the donations you raise in support of your run/walk will go to innovative cancer research by today’s best young scientists, funded by the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation.

If you would like to be added to our email list to receive news and updates about the Runyon 5K, please sign up for our Runyon 5K Email Alert.

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Annual Breakfast

Join us on Wednesday, June 6, 2018, at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City for the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation's Annual Breakfast.  We are proud to honor Leon G. Cooperman, Founder, Chairman and CEO, Omega Advisors, Inc., for his longstanding commitment to investing in new generations of innovative researchers.

More details to be announced soon!

For more information, contact Kim Kubert, Director of Special Events, at 212.455.0501 or

Theater Benefits to Fund Cancer Research

The Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation's Fall Theater Benefit was held on Thursday, November 2, 2017, featuring a preview performance of The Band's Visit, starring Tony Shalhoub and Katrina Lenk.

Guests had the opportunity to meet several Damon Runyon scientists at our pre-theater dinner and hear firsthand how their donations help achieve breakthroughs in how we diagnose, treat and prevent all forms of cancer.

For more information regarding our Theater Benefits, please call 212.455.0501 or email

William Raveis Ride + Walk

Thank you to William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage, & Insurance for partnering with us on the third annual Raveis Ride + Walk, which was held in Norwalk, CT on Sunday, October 1, 2017.  Individuals and teams participated in a 12-mile, 25-mile, or 50-mile bike ride, or a 5K walk in support of cancer research.  100% of all donations raised by participants benefit the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation.