SALAMANCA — Gotta Kiss Cancer Goodbye (GKCG) will be holding a 5K run/walk to benefit cancer research and people fighting the disease.

The event will take place at Vet’s Park in Salamanca on Saturday, Aug. 17 starting at 8 a.m. Kelly Coustenis is the chairperson for the event, and her involvement to help and raise awareness is so greatly appreciated!

Registration for the event will be from 8 a.m.–9 a.m. with the race beginning at 9 a.m. Come out and join us for fitness and fun! Please feel free to bring the whole family along!

To register for the event, please go to to print a registration form. One form for each individual racer needs to be completed. It will be $15 if you pre-register, with the first 100 participants getting a free T-shirt and $20 if you wait to register the day of the event. Kids 18 and under are $10.

Registration forms will also be available at the Salamanca Chamber of Commerce, CCSE Credit Union, and by calling or e-mailing Gotta Kiss Cancer Goodbye at (716) 984-1128 or

Gotta Kiss Cancer Goodbye is a not-for-profit organization formed to raise awareness about cancer, fund life-saving research and assist those battling the disease.

For additional information, please contact Kathleen Hogan at (716) 984-1128 or email