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Annual Relay For Life event goes virtual in light of COVID-19

Posted at 11:48 AM, Apr 25, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-25 14:48:39-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The American Cancer Society's Relay For Life events usually take place all across the country at this time of the year. However, due to COVID-19 the event is going virtual.

Attendees can experience all the traditional event elements from the opening ceremony, to the survivor lap and caregiver recognition.

The event is happening Saturday afternoon at 1 p.m. on the Relay For Life Facebook Page and Youtube channel.

You can post your own photos and videos while you are watching the event from home using the hashtag relayusa!