Many East Texans will be spending their Friday night running. Relay for life is being held in several cities in the area. The Lufkin and Nacogdoches runs will begin at 7 and go until 7 Saturday morning. Groveton's will begin Friday night at 6 and end at 6 Saturday morning. Relay for life is a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society. More than 3 and a half million people participate each year to raise money for cancer research. For more information on the events being held this weekend you can visit www.relayforlife.org.