May 30, 2023

UMW Relay for Life, April 18-19

The student-organized and run Relay for Life will be held from 6 p.m. April 18 to 7 a.m. April 19. Come out any time during the event to support the Relayers at the Battlefield Athletic Complex…get to know the teams and their stories, walk a few laps, and make a donation! Below are some of the many other ways that you can support and/or participate in Relay for Life at UMW:

  • Purchase a luminariato honor those battling, those who have battled, and those who have lost their battle against cancer. Luminaria will be available before and at the event, and will be displayed during a ceremony at Relay for Life. There are two types of luminaria:  White $10 (can be decorated and individualized) or Gold $25.
  • Send pictures of people you want to honor for the Relay for Life slide show. Photos and any questions can be set to  Include “in honor of,” “in memory of” or “in support of.”
  • Participate in upcoming eventsduring Relay For Life Awareness Week:


Relay Awareness Week April 6 thru 10

Wear Purple!

Monday, April 6:        Tabling at the Nest

Tuesday, April 7:       Fundraiser at Potbelly Sandwich Shop from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. (encourage your co-workers and friends to go, all sales count!)

Wednesday, April 8:  Jail & Bail from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in front of Lee Hall!

‘Purple Out’ lacrosse games at 4 p.m. & 7 p.m.

Thursday, April 9:     3 versus 3 Basketball from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in Goolrick Main Gym (Sign up in The Nest from 3/31 to 4/9)

Friday, April 10:        ‘Purple Out’ concert from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in front of Lee Hall and Ball Circle.