8th Annual Damon Runyon 5K At Yankee Stadium

Bronx resident Teresa Leonforte (4th from r) honored her late father, John Cipollone by running with her relatives (l-r) Lina English, Domenica Comfort, Julian Rivera, Maria Cipollone-Meneilly, Anthony Cipollone, Kristine Danza, John Cipollone, Lina Cipollone and Silvia Carozza.
Photo courtesy of Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation

The Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation hosted its eighth annual Runyon 5K on Sunday, August 21 at Yankee Stadium with all funds raised directly supporting innovative cancer research. The course navigated through the ballpark’s concourse and ramps between levels. Participants appeared on the centerfield video board as they ran two laps around the warning track circling the field and met with scientists funded by Damon Runyon.

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