Carteret Hosts 5th Annual Cancer Walk

Carteret, NJ – Carteret Middle School & High School to host Annual Carteret Conquers Cancer 5K Walk through the Borough.  The walk is scheduled for Saturday May 21, 2016 starting at the middle school at 8:30 AM. 

Carteret Conquers Cancer was created in 2008 by, then two eight-grade girls, Amber Melo and Amanda Joyce with the goal of raising $25,000 for cancer research and is dedicated to the memory of Jessica Kushner, a local resident who passed away from cancer. This year marks the 5thAnniversary of the walk, Amber and Amanda are now seniors in High School, and have raised over $65,000 to help cure cancer.

Carteret Conquers Cancer is still in need of vendors to sponsor the event.  Any sponsors contributing $100 or more will have their names printed on the official Carteret Conquers Cancer T-Shirts distributed at the event.  The cost of registration is $10 and can be completed just prior to the event at 7:30 AM or online at http://relayfielddayorg/carteretmiddleschoolnj.

For additional information, please contact the Vice Principal, Tara Romero, at    


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