By Michele Sequeira

Swimming Fundraiser to Splash Away Cancer

Fourth Annual Swimming Fundraiser Slated for May 19

Splash Away Cancer!, a swimming fundraiser that supports cancer research and patient care programs at The University of New Mexico Comprehensive Cancer Center, will take place Saturday, May 19. The event is sponsored by the Lobo Aquatic Club, UNM Recreational Services and New Mexico Masters Swimming.

Organizers invite swimmers of all ages and abilities. Swimmers may choose to swim 500 yards, one mile, or their own "Dedication Distance," and will be required to sign a waiver to participate. Those wishing to remain dry may donate online.

Splash Away Cancer! celebrates all those whose lives have been touched by cancer and honors those who have lost to it. All donations benefit the UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center.

About the 'Splash Away Cancer!' Event

The 'Splash Away Cancer!' swimming fundraiser takes place Saturday, May 19, at the Armond H. Seidler Natatorium in the Johnson Center at the University of New Mexico, 1 University Boulevard, Northeast, Albuquerque, New Mexico. Registration opens at 7 a.m. and the event starts at 8 a.m.

All swimmers will be required to sign a waiver. The minimum donation is $25. To download entry forms and waivers, learn more about the event and donate online, please visit

Categories: Comprehensive Cancer Center