More than 1000 people raised more than $46,500 for the Cancer
Society by running a circuit on the University of Otago Union
Lawn in Dunedin between 8pm Friday and 9am Saturday.
''Cancer Core'' president Katy Atkinson said it started
drizzling at 10pm on Friday night, which turned to heavy rain
at 5am on Saturday, but the ''resilient'' people were not
''It was amazing.''
The inaugural University of Otago Relay for Life had teams of
10 or more participants complete a relay-style walk or run
over 12 to 24 hours, she said.
''It will happen again.''