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

The 12th Annual Runyon 5K is currently scheduled for Saturday, August 1, 2020. We will continue to monitor the evolving situation surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. Please visit for updates. 

Experience Yankee Stadium like never before by running or walking the concourses, ramps and stairs, and taking your own victory laps around the field!  You can participate as an individual or get friends, family members and colleagues together to form a team.  100% of donations raised will directly support brave and bold scientists funded by the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation. 

Please check back for information regarding when online registration will open.  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.

Fall Theater Benefit

Join us for an evening of dinner and conversation with Damon Runyon scientists followed by a preview performance of Meredith Willson's beloved classic, The Music Man, starring Tony Award winners Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster, at our Fall Theater Benefit on Wednesday, September 30, 2020

More details to be announced soon! To reserve tickets or for further information, please contact Kim Kubert, Senior Director of Special Events, at

Annual Breakfast

The Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation’s Annual Breakfast, originally scheduled for June 3, 2020, has been postponed and will now be held on Wednesday, December 2, 2020, from 7:30 - 9:30 AM, at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City. Join us as we honor two exceptional leaders for their contributions to cancer research: Kenneth C. Frazier, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Merck & Co., Inc., and William G. Kaelin, Jr., MD, 2019 Nobel Laureate and Damon Runyon Board Member. More details to be announced soon.

For further information, please contact Kim Kubert, Senior Director of Special Events, at or 212.455.0501.

William Raveis Ride + Walk

The fifth annual William Raveis Ride + Walk was held at Calf Pasture Beach in Norwalk, Connecticut, on September 29, 2019.  Since the inaugural event in 2015, the event has raised more than $2.5 million for the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation.

The family-friendly event featured a 5K walk, children’s dash, and 12-mile, 25-mile and 50-mile bike rides.  100% of all donations raised by participants will directly support the best young cancer researchers in the nation.

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