On Saturday, September 7th, the 29th Annual General Montgomery Day 8k Run/walk will be held as the kickoff event for the daylong festivities of General Montgomery Day in the village of Montgomery. Proceeds will benefit the Cancer Resource Center of the Hudson Valley. Runners and walkers will race 4.97 miles through a moderately challenging course starting and ending at the Montgomery Senior Center. Registration begins at 6:45 a.m. and the race starts, rain or shine, at 8 a.m. The event includes a Kids Fun Run, awards for the top three male and female runners and walkers, and swag bags. Register online at www.GMD8K.org. Participants are encouraged to form teams to honor loved ones, friends, family, neighbors, and co-workers affected by cancer. More information can be found at www.GMD8K.org or call the Cancer Resource Center of the Hudson Valley at (845) 457-5000. Registration fee is $25.00 for adults and $15.00 for ages 15 and under. Day of race registration is $30 for adults.
The mission of the Cancer Resource Center of the Hudson Valley is to advocate for and connect the Hudson Valley community of people living with and affected by cancer with informational and educational resources and support services to improve quality of life through all stages of the cancer journey. All services are provided free of charge and over 1,400 patients and their families have been assisted.
About the Cancer Resource Center of the Hudson Valley
Cancer Resource Center of the Hudson Valley is a 501(c) 3, not-for-profit organization whose mission is to advocate for and connect the Hudson Valley community of people living with and affected by cancer with informational and educational resources and support services to improve quality of life through all stages of the cancer journey. The center’s website, www.hudsonvalleycancer.org, is an award winning navigational tool for cancer patients, cancer survivors, their families, caregivers and healthcare professionals to find necessary resources, programs and services needed to help ease the burden of challenges that accompany a cancer diagnosis. They serve 10 counties of the Hudson Valley region- Westchester to Albany, including Sullivan County. National, regional and local resources include financial assistance, prescription assistance, co-pay assistance, lodging during treatment, insurance information, medical supplies, career and cancer information, support groups, hospice information, bereavement care, palliative care, camps, retreats, legacy trips and scholarships.