Relay For Life is a community fundraising initiative for the American Cancer Society. Since 2001, Virginia Tech has raised millions of dollars to fund research grants and critical patient support programs. Virginia Tech is home to the largest collegiate Relay For Life event.

This year's event will be held on the Drillfield on Friday, April 7, beginning at 3 p.m. and concluding at 3 a.m. All are encouraged to participate. You may sign up as an individual or with a team or campus organization. There will be lots of food, fun, entertainment, and most importantly, ceremonies to honor those who have been touched by cancer.

To sign-up for the event and find more information, visit and follow Relay for Life at Virginia Tech on Instagram @vtrelay.   

Burruss Hall is in purple as several people hold candles as part of Relay for Life
Burruss Hall is lit in the background as participants in Relay for Life hold candles. Photo courtesy of Relay for Life at Virginia Tech.
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