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Kennedy Health's Cancer Survivors Day 2017 set for June 4th

SEWELL, NJ – For the seventh consecutive year, Kennedy Health will host a day of fun-filled activities to celebrate National Cancer Survivors Day on Sunday, June 4th. The popular Cancer Survivors Day celebration will be held at Washington Lake Park, 626 Hurffville-Cross Keys Road, in Sewell, NJ.

This year also marks Kennedy’s third annual Cancer Survivors Day 5K Run/Walk. The 5K Run/Walk kicks off at 8:30 a.m. (day-of-event registration 7:30 a.m.; advance registration information below).

The 5K Run/Walk is followed by festivities that run from 9 a.m. to noon. All survivors will have the opportunity to enjoy a light breakfast, the Cancer Survivors’ Lap, a horticultural craft and an art project. Other community activities include:

  • Family Activities
  • Kid’s Lap
  • Wellness Demonstrations
  • Food Trucks
  • Vendors

The event is open to the public, however the registration fee to take part in the 5K Run/Walk is $25 before May 1, and $30 after May 1. Participants receive a race T-shirt and give-away bag with registration. 

 Visit to reserve your spot. Race-day registration will also be available for $40.

All cancer survivors will receive a free commemorative T-shirt. Proceeds benefit the Kennedy Cancer Center’s Patient Assistance Fund, which provides financial support to Kennedy Health cancer patients in need.

For sponsorship information, contact Pam Mancini at or 856/566-2061.

About Kennedy Health: Kennedy is a health services delivery system serving southern New Jersey. Kennedy meets the community’s health care needs at its hospital campuses in Cherry Hill, Stratford and Washington Township, NJ, and at outpatient facilities and medical practices throughout Camden, Gloucester, and Burlington counties. Kennedy has more than 4,800 associates and over 1000 Medical Staff members. Kennedy is a four-time “Top Workplaces” winner via Kennedy University Hospital is the primary teaching hospital of Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine (RowanSOM). Kennedy is also a member of the Jefferson Neuroscience Network (JNN) and the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Network at Jefferson. For more information, visit