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APSU hosting early Relay for Life event on April 29th


Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – This spring, the Montgomery County Relay For Life is partnering with Austin Peay State University in the fight against cancer.

At 7:00pm on Saturday, April 29th, 2017 the University will host a Relay For Life event at Fortera Stadium, allowing APSU students to participate in the relay before they leave campus for the summer break. Teams interested in participating in this event can register at

Relay For Life

This year’s Montgomery County Relay For Life event will begin at 6:00pm on Friday, May 19th, at the Hilldale Baptist Church Family Life Center Athletic Field, at 250 Old Farmers Road.

This family-friendly event is free and open to the public. Individuals unable to attend can make a tax-deductible contribution to the Relay For Life effort at Austin Peay or Montgomery County by visiting

The Relay For Life event allows cancer survivors, family members, friends, caretakers and supporters to unite in their courageous fight to conquer this disease. The Relay For Life event will offer a wide range of entertainment, along with a luminary ceremony to honor and remember those who have died and those who continue to fight. 

This year, Relay For Life will take place in nearly 5,100 communities in the United States and 20 other countries. The events will raise funds to support the American Cancer Society.

To join the Austin Peay Relay for Life campus effort or register a team, visit or contact Colin Crist at 315.854.3347.

To join the Montgomery County Relay For Life effort or to register as a team or individual, visit

For other questions on Montgomery County’s event, contact Jason Pennington at 931.980.6058.




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