La Jolla Relay for Life raises $50,000

The 2013 Relay for life of La Jolla, a 24-hour fundraiser at La Jolla High School that spanned June 29-30, had record success this year. Event chair and 2003 La Jolla High School grad jamie Meronoff said 26 teams, totaling 350 participants (including 75 cancer survivors) raised $50,000 for the American Cancer Society.

Kudos went to la jolla High water polo coach and skin cancer survivor Tom Atwell, who ran the track from 9 a.m. Saturday to 1 a.m. Sunday, totaling about 100 miles. Atwell underwent a chemotherapy treatment less than two weeks before the event. looking to next year, Meronoff said he hopes to have 500 La Jollans participate. For more information, e-mail

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