Posts tagged with "cancer"

Over $84,000 raised for cancer research during 2015 Fool’s Five

Posted by HBC Newsdesk April 20, 2015

The 37th running of the Fool’s Five Road Race was held April 12 in Lewiston. The first race featured 200 runners and raised $2,000. This year the annual fundraiser featured nearly 2,800 runners and raised over $84,000 for cancer research. The event was started back in 1979 when Lewiston-Altura High School track coach Gary Mills […]

Pre-registration is underway for the 37th annual Fool’s Five Road Race

Posted by HBC Newsdesk March 16, 2015

In its 37-year history the fools by road race has raised nearly two million dollars for cancer research. The annual race is attended by thousands of runners each year and thousands of spectators as well. Because of Easter, this year’s race will be held on April 12. That’s about a week later than usual. The […]

Nearly $100,000 raised by this year’s Fool’s Five Road Race

Posted by HBC Newsdesk April 17, 2014

On most Sunday’s the streets of Lewiston are pretty quiet, but for one day in April there is a pedestrian traffic jam when thousands of people converged on the town to raise money for cancer research. There was more on the line than just winning a trophy. The Fool’s Five is really a race against […]

Iram Leon-Fool’s Five guest speaker faces lifes toughest battle with grace

Posted by HBC Newsdesk April 17, 2014

The Lewiston Fools Five Road Race is filled with thousands of stories. One of those story’s belongs to Iram Leon. On a November day three and a half years ago Iram was celebrating a friend’s birthday when his life changed forever when he was diagnosed with brain cancer. A runner prior to his diagnosis, Leon […]

Health Wise-Ovarian Cancer

Posted by HBC Newsdesk November 26, 2013

In Health Wise, Dr. Melissa Richards discusses ovarian cancer.

Team Vogel takes on cancer with weekend event

Posted by HBC Newsdesk July 1, 2013

Team Vogel vs. Cancer held its annual Pay it Forward weekend Saturday and Sunday in Winona’s East Lake Park. There was a softball tournament, a 5K and 1 mile run/walk event, a bean bag tournament, silent auction and more all to raise money to fight cancer. This is the fourth year of the event which […]

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