Relay for Life held in Oak Grove, Columbia

LAMAR COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - Hundreds of Lamar County residents helped fight cancer Friday night by getting a little exercise and giving up a lot of sleep. It's part of the annual Relay for Life in Oak Grove.

It began at 6 p.m. Friday and will last until 6 o'clock Saturday morning. The goal for the teams taking part is to try to keep at least one member walking on the track at all times.

All money raised will go the American Cancer Society.

The City of Columbia also hosted its annual Relay for Life Friday night.

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