RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Hundreds are expected to attend a 5K event to raise money for the Manchester High School teacher who is battling a rare form of stomach cancer.
The 5K event is being held to raise money for Suzi Burnside, a valued and loved member of the Manchester High School community.
Suzi works as a special education teacher at Manchester High School and was diagnosed with a rare, aggressive form of stomach cancer.
She is also a single mother of two adoptive children.
The event will take place Saturday, November 5th at 9 a.m. at Manchester High School.
Registration for the event is $30 and includes a t-shirt.
To register, applicants can fill out the following form and email to SuziStrong5K@gmail.com or send it in by mail at 16307 Midnight Xing, Moseley, VA 23120.
Organizers are using #suzistrong5k to identify related information on social media.
Deanna Lane, one of Suzi’s colleagues at Manchester High, came to the 8News studio to talk about the upcoming event.