Gary Papa Run 4 Your Life kickoff

Gary Papa: 1954-2009

February 24, 2010 8:59:28 AM PST
They are already gearing up for this year's "Gary Papa Run 4 Your Life" prostate cancer awareness run walk.

Co-Chair and 6abc Team Papa captain Jamie Apody joined other captains for a planning lunch at Buddakhan in Center City Philadelphia.

Last year's race brought out more than 3,000 participants and raised more than $200,000 dollars for cancer research.

This year's race takes place on June 20th, Fathers Day.

Follow this link to register for the Gary Papa Run 4 Your Life.

Gary Papa passed away Friday June 19, 2009.

Gary died at 2:57 p.m. at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania after a long fight with prostate cancer. He was 54 years old.