Relay for Life has come to an end, but the fight against cancer is stronger than ever.
During the closing ceremonies Sunday morning, organizers said $1,134,485.50 was raised, making this the 11th Relay for Life in a row that has raised more than one million dollars.
Relay organizers said there was 335 teams this year and more than 1,500 survivors participating.
According to relay volunteers, the luminaria ceremony was once again a huge success, with more than 14,000 luminaria bags sold.
To learn more about Relay for Life, visit www.relayforlife.org/bakersfieldca.