Olson Cancer event returns for 14th year - Tucson News Now

Olson Cancer event returns for 14th year

The Olson Cancer Center Run/Walk has raised over $500,000 in the fight against cancer. The Olson Cancer Center Run/Walk has raised over $500,000 in the fight against cancer.
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TUCSON, AZ - The 14th annual Lute Olson Cancer Center Run, formerly known as CATwalk, will be held this Sunday, Feb. 22, on the UA Mall.

The Lute Olson Cancer Center Run is a premier public philanthropic event benefiting cancer research, education and prevention at the Arizona Cancer Center. 

In previous years the annual run/walk event has donated more than $575,000 in support of the Bobbi Olson Fund for women's cancer research, education and prevention at the Arizona Cancer Center. Olson's first wife Bobbi died from ovarian cancer in January 2001.

Olson helped start the event in 2002 with the help of fraternities and sororities on the UA campus. Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity now fronts the event.

This is an all-ages event that is sure get the whole family involved in a great cause! 

Schedule:

9:00 am Registration ($17)

9:30 am 8k Run Starts

11:30 am 3k Fun Run/Walk Starts

Copyright 2015 Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity. All rights reserved.

David Kelly contributed to this story.
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