More than 6,000 people will walk the track to fight cancer on Saturday, October 26, 2019 as part of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), Orange County Inland Empire Chapter’s Light The Night at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana. Participants will walk a 1.83-mile route through the O’Reilly Auto Parts Fan Zone to pit
road and along the front stretch of the oval track.
Participants will carry white, red and gold illuminated lanterns on the famous speedway and facility grounds signifying a survivor, supporter or those walking in memory of loved ones who have been affected by blood cancer. Since 2009, this charity walk has locally raised over $5 million to help fund research that leads to cures and life-saving treatments.
In addition, attendees will enjoy a family-friendly community festival with entertainment, kid zone activities, and sponsors including Cigna, Tilden-Coil Constructors, BJ’s Restaurants, The Grainger Foundation, Kohl’s Cares, Loma Linda University Health, Target and Wells Fargo.
October 26, 2019
Festival: 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Opening Ceremonies: 6:45 p.m.
Walk Begins: 7:00 p.m.
Fireworks: 8:15 p.m.
Auto Club Speedway
9300 Cherry Avenue, Fontana
The Light The Night is free and registration is open to individuals and teams.
About Light the Night
Light The Night event, now in its 17th year in the Inland Empire, regularly attracts more than 5,000 survivors and supporters and raises in excess of $500,000 each year. Light The Night is a powerful and unique fundraising campaign for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), which brings together families and communities to honor blood cancer survivors and loved ones lost to the disease, and to shine a light on the importance of finding cures and providing access to treatments for blood cancer patients www.lightthenight.org/events/inland-empire
About Auto Club Speedway
Located 50 miles east of Los Angeles in Fontana, Auto Club Speedway is California’s premier motorsports facility, hosting over 320 days of track activity each year including the NASCAR Cup Series Auto Club 400 weekend – Feb. 28-March 1, 2020. The two-mile D-shaped oval is one of the fastest tracks on the NASCAR circuit. The Speedway is also home to numerous movie, television and commercial productions, photo shoots, new car testing, club racing and a variety of racing schools. For more information on events at Auto Club Speedway call 1-800-944-RACE (7223) or visit www.autoclubspeedway.com.
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