St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer event postponed

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By: WCTV Eyewitness News
September 13, 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- Due to the ongoing issues in the aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is postponing their Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer. The event was originally scheduled for Saturday, September 16 at SouthWood Town Center in Tallahassee.

As locals continue to focus on recovery and clean-up, event organizers say St. Jude will find a new day for the event, while staying conscious of the safety of participants, volunteers, sponsors, employees and spectators.

Richard C. Shadyac Jr. is the President and CEO of ALSAC, the fundraising and awareness organization for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Shadyac Jr. stated, “We thank our supporters who work with us every day in the fight against childhood cancer, and we look forward to rescheduling our event.”

Registration fees will be honored for the rescheduled date, and if anyone would like to receive an immediate refund of their registration fee, participants can email

For more information on St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, visit

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