Relay For Life 2017


Students gather at the beginning of the RIT Relay For Life in the Gordon Field House in Henrietta, N.Y. on April 8, 2017. Photo by Joseph Ressler
The first lap of the relay is started by cancer survivors during the RIT Relay For Life in the Gordon Field House in Henrietta, N.Y. on April 8, 2017. Photo by Lloyd McCullough
(left to right) Dom Scarpellino, Blake Walters, Christian Lusardi, and Hannah Bolliger help cut the hair of Lauren Beattie for donation at the RIT Relay For Life in the Gordon Field House in Henrietta, N.Y. on April 8, 2017. Photo by Lloyd McCullough
Genny Hagerty gets her head shaved by Liv Gwynn for solidarity with her aunt who has breast cancer at the RIT Relay For Life in the Gordon Field House in Henrietta, N.Y. on April 8, 2017. Photo by Daniel Vasta
Students walk laps around the Gordon Field House for RIT's Relay For Life in Henrietta, N.Y. on April 8, 2017. Photo by Lloyd McCullough
Alex Pfadenhauer, vice president of Relay, places the final bulb in the "Hope" sign during the remembrance ceremony at the RIT Relay For Life in the Gordon Field House in Henrietta, N.Y. on April 8, 2017. Photo by Lloyd McCullough
Students walk a lap together after the remembrance ceremony during the RIT Relay For Life in the Gordon Field House in Henrietta, N.Y. on April 8, 2017. Photo by Daniel Vasta
Students walk a lap together after the remembrance ceremony during the RIT Relay For Life in the Gordon Field House in Henrietta, N.Y. on April 8, 2017. Photo by Joseph Ressler
Students watch the remembrance ceremony during the RIT Relay For Life in the Gordon Field House in Henrietta, N.Y. on April 8, 2017. Photo by Daniel Vasta
Students watch the remembrance ceremony during the RIT Relay For Life in the Gordon Field House in Henrietta, N.Y. on April 8, 2017. Photo by Daniel Vasta
Chris Contreras plays the guitar as other students relax at the RIT Relay For Life in the Gordon Field House in Henrietta, N.Y. on April 9, 2017. Photo by Lloyd McCullough
John Owens and the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity compete in tug-of-war at the RIT Relay For Life in the Gordon Field House in Henrietta, N.Y. on April 9, 2017. Photo by Joseph Ressler
James Kemper competes in the watermelon eating contest during the RIT Relay For Life in the Gordon Field House in Henrietta, N.Y. on April 9, 2017. Photo by Lloyd McCullough
Participants hang out and watch karaoke during the RIT Relay For Life in the Gordon Field House in Henrietta, N.Y. on April 9, 2017. Photo by Joseph Ressler
Students catch a few moments of rest during the RIT Relay For Life in the Gordon Field House in Henrietta, N.Y. on April 9, 2017. Photo by Joseph Ressler
Morning light breaks through into the Gordon Field House at the end of the RIT Relay For Life in Henrietta, N.Y. on April 9, 2017. Photo by Joseph Ressler

The RIT Relay For Life took place in the Gordon Field House in Henrietta, N.Y. on April 8, 2017. TheĀ annual 12-hour event raised almost $90,000 for the American Cancer Society.