Investigator College will enter three teams into Relay for Life

Ready to go: This year will be the first time that Investigator College has entered group teams into the Relay for Life. Photo: Harrison Schultz.
Ready to go: This year will be the first time that Investigator College has entered group teams into the Relay for Life. Photo: Harrison Schultz.

Investigator College will for the first time take part in the Southern Regions Relay for Life, aiming to raise funds to help cure cancer.

With three teams set to enter the challenge, each team has set a goal to raise $2,000, on September 11 their collective total currently sits at $2,572.

To help inspire the students involved, prior to the event cancer survivor and former Relay For Life Global Hero of Hope and Normanville, local John Clements came and spoke to the school about his experience with Relay for Life.

John who went through Bowel Cancer in 2007 said he is one of the lucky ones to have survived cancer and has taken it upon himself to help raise awareness because of this.

Talking to The Times John said Relay for Life enables everyone involved to experience a great sense of community.

Relay for Life sees participants walk, run or roll around the McLaren Vale Football Club track between 2pm Saturday, October 13 until 9am next morning.