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Madison Band Running Late Fights Breast Cancer With Music

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Madison-based band Running Late donated its services this year to the Susan G. Komen North Jersey Race for the Cure. Credits: Angie D's Photography
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The renowned Madison-based band Running Late was the featured performer for the second straight year at the Susan G. Komen North Jersey Race for the Cure, held on May 6 at Liberty State Park in Jersey City. 

Members of the band, managed by Madison resident and bassist Mike Hall, include Lauren D’Imperio on lead vocals, Noah Giglio, guitar and vocals; Alex Fillimon on keyboard and cello; Ori Yekutiel on drums; and John Hall, saxophone and vocals. 

More than 2,500 people came out to Liberty State Park for this year’s event, which has raised more than $600,000 to date for the fight against breast cancer, with fundraising continuing through Saturday, June 30. This year, Running Late donated its services for the event.

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Hall’s mother, Dr. Julie M. DiGioia, a breast cancer survivor and breast surgeon associated with Jersey City Medical Center-RWJBarnabas and Overlook Hospital in Summit, served as a co-chair for last year’s Komen North Jersey Race. 

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