Facing Cancer Together Since 1994

For 29 years, the Cancer Resource Center (previously Ithaca Breast Cancer Alliance) has been gathering the community together each Fall to support the mission that no one should face cancer alone. Every year the event is a little different, but the reasons we participate are always the same:

- To honor loved ones who have passed from cancer,

- To celebrate the survivors in our lives today, and

- To raise awareness and encourage screening in our community.

This year, we will be meeting at the Kiwanis Pavilion at Cass Park at 8:30AM on Saturday, October 7th (2023). When you register to attend the event, you'll have the option of purchasing an event t-shirt, which you will be able to pick it up at the event. Runners will also be able to pick up their bibs when they arrive.

We will kick off the festivities with a fun guided warm-up activity, and reconvene after the walk at the Kiwanis Pavilion for food (local food trucks!), games, music, and prizes!

We're excited to be hosting local health-related vendors this year! Be sure to check out the different tables for resources and information!

Event Schedule

7:30am - Volunteer Check-in and Assignments

8-8:30am - Participants Arrive

8:40am - Zumba 

9:05am - Runners Begin

9:15am - Walkers Begin 

10:30 -11:00am - Run/Walk Finish 

11:00am -1:00pm - Food Trucks 

1:00pm -1:30pm - Breakdown 

The Route

The route we walk is technically part of the "Waterfront Trail" in Cass Park. We mark the course clearly, so you know where you're going on the day of the event, but if you're interested in checking it out before hand, here is a handy-dandy map for you! Visit the Google Maps here: 5K Route or Walk Route

Where is Cass Park?

Cass Park is technically located at 701 Taughannock Boulevard in Ithaca, however, that address can be slightly misleading. We actually gather at about 121 Turtle Lane, just a stone's throw past the Ithaca Children's Garden. Click on the map below for specific directions!

Click here to go to the Google Map!