(Photo Courtsey of Cara Slifka)
South Portland, Maine. The 4th annual Twilight 5K race brought more than 800 runners to the Southern Maine Community College Campus to raise money for the fight against cancer in Maine.
“We are overwhelmed by the spirit and generosity of these racers,” said Tara Hill, Executive Director of Maine Cancer Foundation. “By the time the race started, we had received over $135,000 in donations to help support our fight.” The Foundation annually distributes over a million dollars to Maine-based organizations that conduct cancer research, education or patient support programs.
Notable participants include Suzie Satterfield of Bowdoinham, ME. Ms. Satterfield was honored as the top fundraiser of the race, as well as the captain of the #1 fundraising team, “Not Yet Net”, who collected an impressive $10,323. The 34 members of the team ran the race in matching Zebra stripes to show their support for the fight against cancer.