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Saturday, March 28, 2020

Flagstaff, AZ – NACA Colon Cancer Awareness 5K Run/1 Mile Walk – postponed, new date TBA

Buffalo Park Loop
Flagstaff, AZ 86001

Organizers of this event have alerted that this event will be rescheduled for a later date to be determined.

This free family event is planned by Native Americans for Community Action, the University of Arizona Cancer Center's Office of Community Outreach & Engagement, the Partnership for Native American Cancer Prevention, and the Colon Cancer Coalition.

Categories: Awareness Event

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Minnesota Blue Reception – Postponed, new date TBD

Como Park Zoo & Conservatory Visitor Center
Bullard Rainforest Auditorium
1225 Estabrook Drive
Saint Paul, MN 55103

Amid growing concern for the COVID-19 virus, we have made the difficult decision to postpone the Minnesota Blue Reception originally planned for tonight, The health of all attendees is at the top of our mind. We are working with the venue to find a date to reschedule.

Categories: Awareness Event

Monday, March 9, 2020

MN Blue Awareness Night

Statewide, Minnesota

Categories: Awareness Event

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The Blue Mile

Celebrate, remember, or honor someone in your life impacted by colorectal cancer. The Blue Mile is a portion of the run/walk or bike route dotted with customized signs in tribute of those we love.

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Does the weather look dreary? All events are rain or shine, but make the best decision for your family. Read our full weather policy to learn more.

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We expect all participants, volunteers, staff, sponsors, and vendors will make all people in attendance at a Colon Cancer Coalition event feel welcome and valued.

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