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Saturday, July 14, 2018
Announcement: Relay Weekend Track Theme Hours
The themes are brought to the track to be fun and entertaining, not required, but it's always fun to see all the variety on the track. Here is a list of this year's themes and we hope you enjoy getting those outfits ready!
Opening Ceremonies. Please join us at the Ceremonies Stage as we begin the 24 hour relay with the Opening Ceremonies.
11 AM - 12:30pm
CELEBRATE - Survivors and Caregivers
The 1st lap of the 2018 Relay weekend! Make your way to the side of the track and applaud our heroes during the SURVIVORS & CAREGIVERS honor time. Only survivors & caregivers walk the track during this time.
12.30pm - 2 PM
WE ARE FAMILY ~ TEAMS LAP
This is the moment you’ve been waiting for, teams. Grab your team banner and / or flags and get on that track & walk with pride for all you have done in working towards FINISHING the FIGHT against cancer. We are ONE big, awesome team UNITED FOR RELAY!
It's time for some DANCE YOUR DECADE!! What is your favorite musical decade? 50's, 60's, 70's 80, 90's or maybe country? Dress in your favorite decade or genre of music and dance on down the track.
SUN AND FUN IN MARGARITAVILLE
It's summer, let's have some fun! Dance and party down the track in your coolest summer outfit. Don't forget to Slip, Slop, Slap and Wrap to protect yourself from the damaging UV rays!
PIRATES OF THE CUREABEEAN
Arrrghhh Maties! Shiver me timbers, tis time to take to the high seas. Swashbuckler? Captain Kidd? 1st Mate? Don ye best pirate outfit and all hands hoay on the track.
CRAZY HATS AND HAIR!
Let's cover our heads to protect ourselves from the sun and get some giggles with the craziest hats and / or hair you can find ! Why not! It's Second Life!
Come one, come all to the biggest show on earth! The RFL Circus! Watch for clowns, ring masters, bearded ladies, mimes, the strongman, fortune tellers, tightrope walkers!
TRICK OR TREAT / MONSTER MASH
Join us on the track for a spook-tacular hour. What is your favorite spooky Halloween costume?
GLOW IN THE DARK
Evening is upon us, help us light the track. A single hand-held candlestick, a gaudy candelabra, a pair of sparklers, a glow stick, a flashlight, let's light the way as we walk. Be sure to light the luminaria bags along the track as you walk.
REMEMBER The Luminaria Ceremony
Please plan to walk or line the track, in silence. We remember those who we’ve lost to cancer. We reflect on the friends, families and loved ones we Relay for.
Ahhh..High School Prom night... how could we ever forget! (or maybe you want to but mom had that darn Polaroid camera). Don your Prom outfit and sashay down the track.
SCI FI / FANTASY
Fantasy Characters, Dragons, Pirates, Star Trek, Fairies, Elves... Fantasy themed avatars, Medieval, Tinies, Mermaids & Mermen, Wings
Wear a Masque and costume and join the Carnival like festivity hour.
A special PJ Party. Wear your jammies, carry your pillow and blankets and dance down the track to stay awake. Bananas in Pajamas!
ANIMALS! FROM HORSES TO UNICORNS!
Ride a horse. Ride an elephant (you bring the super duper pooper scooper for that one). Be an Ostrich, ride an Ostrich. Be, Ride, Walk or Carry your favorite Animal.
We all have those we consider brave heroes…who is yours? Police Officer, Fireman, FBI Agent, Paramedic, Soldiers to name a few. We call them heroes, they say they are "just doing my job". Who is your Occupational Hero?
SOMEWHERE OVER THE RAINBOW
....the dreams that you dare to dream really do come true. What is over your rainbow? Toto, Dorothy, Aunti Em? Maybe it is the dream you dare to dream.
We all have those great super heroes …who is yours? Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Spiderman,. Maybe it is your mom or dad, your 4th grade teacher, or the doctor down the street. Show us who is your Everyday or Super Hero!
FIGHT BACK - The FIGHT BACK CEREMONY
Pick up your Fight Back kit at any Info station along the track! Walk the track or join us at the ceremony stage! Make your personal Fight Back pledge of what you will do to fight cancer in the upcoming year and future. The life you save from this pledge, may just be your own!
COFFEE, CURLERS AND CAKE -
Wake Up Relayers! Morning has arrived ! Wear a tea pot, a coffee maker, coffee cups.. Wear pj's, slippers, curlers. It's time to wake up and keep going on the track just a little bit longer!
MAKE A NEW FRIEND
We all can use friends. Introduce yourself to someone you do not know and walk the track with them. Who knows, you may meet a new best friend !
Relay For Life is internationally held in more than 26 countries around the world! Our virtual relay is truly an International Relay. Wear something that reflects your Nation's Colors or one of those 26 countries. Maybe carry your nation's flag or an international flag from one of the countries.
Please join us at the Ceremonies Stage for the closing ceremonies.
Please return to the track and take YOUR VICTORY LAP!! One last time around the track! Look for the Committee Members along the side of the track cheering for you and all you have accomplished in support of the American Cancer Society! Look for the Fireworks! Celebrate YOUR Relay !!