This Saturday marks the 4th anniversary of the Citizens Run Against Cancer Half Marathon and 5K. Over the years hundreds of runners have come to run to support community members in their fight against cancer. The routes were specifically designed to further highlight the heart of our community starting downtown through Riverside and ending at DeLeon Plaza. The half marathon starts at 7:30 am and the 5K at 8 am.

The event usually attracts not just runners of all ages and athletic ability as over a thousand spectators will also be out to cheer our runners on. Citizens Run Against Cancer encourages everyone to come out to support the cause in any way they are able.

Know someone affected by cancer? Groups like the employees of Compadres Design Inc.often band together to show their support by running the 5K as a team. Compadres employees are running to show their love and admiration for Compadres Inc. owner Jay Soule who was diagnosed with throat cancer after being treated for a spider bite.

Citizen's Run Against Cancer proceeds will benefit LOCAL cancer patients.

5k tickets are $35.00, and Half Marathon tickets are $80.00 and available @

Packet pick up will be Friday Feb.21st from 5 to 8 pm at Citizen's Healthplex

It's not too late to register at or sign up to volunteer at

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