Tunnell Cancer Center to host 11th Annual Miracle Mile June 7

May 16, 2014
Cancer survivors and their families and friends take part in the 2013 Miracle Mile.  The 11th annual event will take place at 8 a.m., Saturday, June 7 on the Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk. SOURCE SUBMITTED

The 11th Annual Cancer Survivors' Miracle Mile, sponsored by Beebe Healthcare’s Tunnell Cancer Center, is set for 8 a.m., Saturday, June 7, on the Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk.

The event, which is organized to celebrate National Cancer Survivors’ Day, will begin with a recognition ceremony and a presentation of the third annual Spirit of Hope Award at 8 a.m. at All Saints’ Episcopal Church on Olive Avenue. Participants will then proceed to the boardwalk where they will walk about a half-mile down and back. After the walk, participants are invited to the church hall for a light breakfast and fellowship.

More than 100 people typically take part in this annual event. Cancer survivors, relatives, and friends are warmly welcomed to attend. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. T-shirts will be given to survivors. For more information, to register, or for special assistance, call the Tunnell Cancer Center at 302-645-3100, Ext. 2718.

Beebe Healthcare is a not-for-profit community healthcare system with a charitable mission to encourage healthy living, prevent illness, and restore optimal health for the people residing, working, or visiting in the communities it serves. For more information, go to