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Spring Theater Benefit

The Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation's Spring Theater Benefit will be held on Wednesday, April 22, 2020. Join us for an evening of dinner and conversation with Damon Runyon scientists followed by a performance of the transformative revival of Companystarring Tony Award winners Katrina Lenk and Patti LuPone with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. 

Guests attending the Benefit will have the opportunity to meet young scientists funded by Damon Runyon during our pre-theater dinner at the InterContinental New York Times Square

Tickets are $600. For more information regarding our Theater Benefits, please contact Kim Kubert, Senior Director of Special Events, at or 212.455.0501.

Annual Breakfast

The Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation’s Annual Breakfast will be held from 7:30-9:30 AM on Wednesday, June 3, 2020, 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 2019 Nobel Laureate and Damon Runyon Board Member, William G. Kaelin, Jr., MD. More details to be announced soon.

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

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


The Runyon 5K returns to Yankee Stadium this summer and we hope you can join us!  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.

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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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