Relay for life bravery in Katherine

Cutting the ribbon to launch Relay for Life last night.
Cutting the ribbon to launch Relay for Life last night.

About 100 people either supported or took part in the Katherine Relay for Life overnight.

The marathon event began at 5.30pm yesterday and continued through into this morning.

About one cancer a week is diagnosed in Katherine.

More than $7000 was raised for cancer research at the event held at the Katherine South Primary School.