Every year, Cancer Council's Relay for Life is always a touching event for many and this year at Eastgrove Park on Saturday and Sunday, November 2-3 was no different.
Relay for Life sees participants come together by walking laps to raises funds for the Cancer Council's research, prevention, information and support services.
Cancer Council NSW southern region's community relations coordinator Luke MacDonald was stoked to see over 500 participants take part including 33 teams, five of which took part for their first time.
"Today is completely about the community," Mr MacDonald said.
"There was an amazing turnout.
"Today is a chance for the Goulburn community to walk with those who have gone through or know of people who have had cancer.
"We aim to support them today and into the future."
Goulburn Mulwaree Council mayor Bob Kirk, Member for Hume Angus Taylor and Member for Goulburn Wendy Tuckerman all spoke at the opening.
The Hope Ceremony which was held once it got dark was a beautiful sight with the word 'Hope' lit up under the biggest tree at the park.
This year's Relay for Life ambassador Helen Bush gave an emotional speech during the ceremony, recounting her dealings with cancer.
The event concluded early Sunday morning.
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