2019 Relay for Life in pictures

Craig Farrell MLC introduces the Governor,
Professor Kate Warner at the opening
ceremony on Saturday afternoon.

MORE than 260 people in 15 teams registered to take part in the 2019 Derwent Valley Relay for Life at the weekend.

Fundraising totals are still being tallied and donations remain open at online, but it was announced at yesterday morning’s closing ceremony that more than $30,000 had been raised at this, the fourth Derwent Valley Relay for Life.

Cancer Council Tasmania chief executive Penny Egan, left, Craig Farrell MLC,
and the Governor of Tasmania, Professor Kate Warner.
Danny Yates, left, and his grandfather Milton Kennedy, reciting the Relay for
Life oath, with Governor Kate Warner and Mr Richard Warner listening.

This was the third Relay for Life held at Tynwald Park since the original local event was held at Boyer Oval in 2015.

Read more about this year’s relay here.

Milton Kennedy, left, Danny Yates and Governor Kate Warner approaching
the Relay for Life starting line to cut the ribbon.
Governor Kate Warner taking part in the Survivors
and Carers Walk at the Relay for Life.
Richard Warner and Professor Warner in the
Survivors and Carers Walk.
Walkers taking part in the Survivors and Carers Lap.
Walkers taking part in the Survivors and Carers Lap.
The Governor, right, walking with the Kennedy family.
One of two boys who were kicking a soccer ball during their laps in the
Relay for Life. Both had an arm in plaster.
Boys running their laps in the Relay for Life.
Children enjoying a circus-skills workshop with the Sands Family Circus.
Walkers in the Relay for Life.
Walkers in the Relay for Life.
Bruce Lamb, left, Debbie Hutchinson and Katrina Foxton leading the
Luminary Ceremony.
The Luminary Ceremony to remember those lost to cancer.
Candles were placed in bags around the oval.
New Norfolk Lions Club members Viv Cardwell, left, Craig Waterhouse, Roger
Triffett and Greg Hudson presenting their club’s donation to Relay for Life state
manager Anthony Edwards.
Lions Club of New Norfolk volunteers arrived around 5am to cook breakfast.
Derwent Valley mayor Ben Shaw, left and Derwent MLC Craig Farrell listening
to Cancer Council speaker Greg Peterson.
Claremont Fire Brigade receives the Spirit of Relay award.
The closing ceremony on Sunday morning.
The closing ceremony on Sunday morning.

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