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Runyon 5K at Yankee Stadium

Big changes are in store, but after two years of going virtual, the Runyon 5K will return to Yankee Stadium in 2022!

The Damon Runyon 5K at Yankee Stadium will be held on Thursday, September 29, beginning at 6:30 pm! That’s right, Thursday! We hope you can join us at Yankee Stadium for an evening workout that’s more fun than your usual gym routine and supports cancer research! To learn more and register, visit runyon5k.org.

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William Raveis Ride + Walk

The William Raveis Charitable Fund will host their annual Raveis Ride + Walk benefiting the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation on Sunday, September 18, 2022, at Calf Pasture Beach in Norwalk, CT.

Since the inaugural Ride + Walk in 2015, the William Raveis Charitable Fund has raised nearly $3 million for Damon Runyon. We are incredibly grateful to the entire Raveis community for their continued support of Damon Runyon scientists who remain focused on finding a cure for cancer.

To learn more and register, visit raveisridewalk.com.

75th Anniversary Dinner

The Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation celebrated its 75th Anniversary with a special fundraising dinner at Gotham Hall in New York City on Wednesday, June 1, 2022. The event highlighted the many achievements of our scientists over the years and honored Walter Isaacson, author and Professor of History at Tulane University. Former Damon Runyon Fellow and current Board Member Elaine Fuchs, PhD, the Rebecca C. Lancefield Professor of Mammalian Cell Biology and Development at The Rockefeller University, was our featured scientific speaker.

If you missed the event but would like to support the next generation of brave and bold scientists, you can make a donation online here. For more information, please contact Kim Kubert, Senior Director of Special Events, at kim.kubert@damonrunyon.org.

Spring Theater Benefit

The Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation's Spring Theater Benefit was held on Wednesday, March 30, 2022, and featured a performance of Meredith Willson's beloved classic, The Music Man, starring Tony Award winners Hugh Jackman and Sutton Foster.

Guests had the opportunity to meet several Damon Runyon scientists at our pre-theater dinner at Ocean Prime and heard 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 contact Kim Kubert, Senior Director of Special Events, at kim.kubert@damonrunyon.org.

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