Damon Runyon 5K At Yankee Stadium

West Long Branch, NJ resident Christina Kapalko paid tribute to her late father, Judge Paul Kapalko, at this year’s Damon Runyon 5K.
Photo by James Petrozzello

More than a thousand runners participated in the ninth annual Damon Runyon 5K on Saturday, July 15 at Yankee Stadium.

The event raised over $350,000 for the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation with 100% of the funds going toward supporting innovative cancer research by brilliant, early career scientists.

Contributions can still be made on behalf of participants through Friday, August 11 at www.runyon5k.org.

Team Bluebirds in Pinstripes raised over $15,000 for innovative cancer research earning them the top fundraising team spot for 2017.
Photo by James Petrozzello

More from Around NYC

>