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Mark May 18, 2023, on your calendars, and join us for a memorable day of solidarity, encouragement, and inspiration. The Rock ‘N Race competition will run from 12 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. To ensure the security and efficient operation of the event, many street restrictions will be put into place throughout the day.

The following locations will be closed during specific time frames:

  • North State Street at Pleasant Street (northbound): 4:00 PM – 8:30 PM
  • North State Street at Capitol Street (northbound): 4:00 PM – 8:30 PM
  • North State Street at Centre Street (southbound): 4:00 PM – 8:30 PM
  • Green Street, between Centre Street and School Street: 5:45 PM – 8:00 PM (or until the last walker passes)
  • Park Street, between North Main Street and North State Street (westbound): 12:00 PM – 8:30 PM
  • Capitol Street, between North Main Street and North State Street (eastbound): 12:00 PM – 8:30 PM
  • Warren Street, between Green Street and North State Street: 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM (or until the last walker passes)

Every year, the Rock ‘N Race event brings together a vibrant community dedicated to fighting cancer and supporting those affected by this devastating disease. This year marks the 21st Annual Rock ‘N Race, and we invite you to join us in making a difference. 

By participating in this event or making a donation, you can help fund crucial programs and services at the Concord Hospital Payson Center for Cancer Care HOPE Resource Center. Let’s come together to support cancer patients and their families, making their journey a little bit easier.

Helping Our Community Fight Cancer:

The Rock ‘N Race event has been instrumental in raising funds for the HOPE Resource Center, which provides a range of essential programs and services to cancer patients and their loved ones. 

By donating to Rock ‘N Race, you contribute to the well-being of our friends and neighbors affected by cancer, ensuring they have access to vital resources and support systems. Some of the services offered include nutritional counseling, spiritual care, nurse navigation, complementary therapies, and financial guidance. It’s heartening to know that these services are provided to patients free of charge, thanks to the generosity of donors like you.

Donate Today:

Your contribution, no matter the size, can make a significant impact on the lives of cancer patients. Whether you choose to participate in the Rock ‘N Race event or simply make a donation, your support helps maintain the HOPE Resource Center’s programs throughout the year. Together, we can bring hope, comfort, and assistance to those facing the challenges of cancer. Visit our website today to donate and be a part of this incredible cause.

Parking Details:

For attendees of the Rock ‘N Race event, it’s essential to plan your parking in advance. There are several options available in downtown Concord, including parking garages and street parking. However, please note that parking is NOT permitted on Capital or Park Streets or in front of the State House Plaza. As spaces may be limited, we advise arriving early and promptly securing your parking spot. Remember, the event operates on a first-come, first-served basis.

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