Relay for Life kicks off this Friday

The Relay for Life of Whidbey Island begins Friday night and goes through Saturday at North Whidbey Middle School.

The event is a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society and also creates awareness for the disease, celebrates survivors and honors those who lost their battles.

Teams begin checking in at 3 p.m. Friday. There is a survivor lap at 6:25 and a luminary ceremony at 10. The event lasts through the night and doesn’t conclude until 2 p.m. Saturday.

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