Community Events

The OHSU Knight Cancer Institute supports a variety of community groups that are committed to ending the suffering caused by cancer. OHSU employees, patients, family, and friends are invited to join us at the community events listed below.

Relay for Life

The American Cancer Society works with the OHSU Knight Cancer Institute year-round to provide transportation, lodging, and resource navigation to cancer patients and their families. Join Team OHSU at Relay for Life in Beaverton or Portland! It's free to participate in this family-friendly, non-competitive outdoor event.

Relay for Life Beaverton
Friday, July 22, 2016, 6 p.m.
Holy Trinity Catholic School
13715 SW Walker Road, Beaverton, OR
Sign up for Team OHSU or contact Jeanie Zamarripa-Lee for more info.

Relay for Life Portland
Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016, 10 a.m.
Portland Christian School
12425 NE Rafael, Portland, OR
Sign up for Team OHSU or contact Katie Wilkes for more info.


Get Your Rear in Gear 5k Walk and Run

Sat., Aug. 13, 2016, 8:30 a.m.
Mount Tabor City Park
SE 60th Ave and Salmon, Portland, Oregon

Help raise awareness for colorectal cancer by participating in this fun, family-friendly event!

Sign up for Team OHSU


Race for the Cure

Saturday, Sept. 18, 2016, 7 a.m.
Tom McCall Waterfront Park
Portland, OR

Help show our community that OHSU employees, family, and friends are dedicated to making a difference to the lives of those affected by breast cancer. Don't miss the 25th anniversary of Race for the Cure Portland!

Knight Cancer Institute Events, Classes and Groups