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Adventist Health Ukiah Valley Hosts Colors for Cancer Fun Run and Walk on September 17

Fundraiser, 2017

Adventist Health Ukiah Valley (AHUV) will host the Annual Colors for Cancer Fun Run and Walk on Sunday, September 17, 2017, raising funds for the Focus on Healing program. This colorful run/walk is perfect for the entire family. Participants are encouraged to wear white, as color stations are strategically placed throughout the rail trail, dousing each participant with the many colors of cancer, honoring the strength and courage of cancer survivors.

The fun starts at 9:00am and participants are encouraged to stick around after the race for a morning of fun for the entire family. After you cross the finish line enjoy music, food and activities in the Rural Health Center court yard. A tour of the newly renovated Cancer Treatment and Infusion Center will also follow the race.

The Focus on Healing program is offered through the Cancer Treatment and Infusion Center (CTIC) located at 260 Hospital Drive, Suite 207 in Ukiah. The program’s mission is to reach beyond medical treatment to incorporate elements that foster physical, mental and spiritual well-being including, art, movement and music therapies. To learn more about the services offered at the CTIC and the Focus on Healing program please call (707) 463-7627.

Participants can register online for the Colors for Cancer Fun Run and Walk up until September 15, 2017 on the AHUV website: www.adventisthealthukiahvalley.org or on AHUV’s Facebook page “Adventist Health Ukiah Valley” under the events tab. Participants can also register in person the day of the event. For more information please contact Allyne Brown, (707) 463-7623 or at allyne.brown@ah.org. Registration fees are $25 for youth (17 and under) and $40 for adults. See you at the starting line!

Thank you to our generous sponsors for their support of the Colors for Cancer Fun Run and Walk and the Focus on Healing Program. Mendocino Redwood Company, Jennings Ackerly , JLL Alliance Auto, Valley Paving, Eversole Mortuary, George & Ruth Bradford Foundation, El Azteca Mexican Restaurant, Ukiah Custom Cabinets, Rogina Water Company, Defatte Equipment Rental, Valley Paving, Thompson’s Party Rentals and Silva Septic.