Founded in Lewiston, Maine, the Dempsey Center offers a vibrant and compassionate environment where an interdisciplinary team of oncology professionals improve the healing experience for those impacted by cancer..
The Dempsey Challenge presented by Amgen is Saturday, October 7 (5K and 10K run/walk) and Sunday, October 8 (cycling events), 2017 at Simard-Payne Memorial Park (shows on Google Maps as Rail Road park) in Lewiston, Maine. Many more activities are scheduled throughout the weekend on site and throughout the Lewiston-Auburn area. Please refer to the Schedule of Events under the Challenge Information page.
The Dempsey Challenge presented by Amgen is a fundraising experience for the Dempsey Center in Lewiston, Maine. Comprised of various cycling distances (10, 25, 50, 70 and 100 miles), and a 5K (3.1 mile) and 10K (6.2 mile) run/walk, participants 18 and over are required to raise $150 (and encouraged to raise even more!) as they prepare for The Dempsey Challenge. A youth fundraising campaign called Positive Tracks is available for young people 23 or under. (Please refer to the Youth section of the FAQs.) The Dempsey Center provides free quality of life care to anyone impacted by cancer. More information on Patrick’s personal story and commitment, as well as services provided by the Dempsey Center, can be found at dempseycenter.org