GLT Datebook: Race For The Cure Unites Breast Cancer Fighters | WGLT

GLT Datebook: Race For The Cure Unites Breast Cancer Fighters

Sep 2, 2017

The annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Bloomington-Normal raises funds that make a difference in the fight against breast cancer.

  • This is the 7th year the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure has been held in the Twin Cities. It's Sept. 9 at State Farm Corporate South campus. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m.
  • The goal is to raise $115,000.
  • The event includes a Survivor's tent, where those who have beat breast cancer can meet up. Then there's the Survivor Parade, which kicks off the Race for the Cure.
  • By the way, just because it's dubbed 'Race' doesn't mean you have to rush it. Feel free to take your time and enjoy time with friends and loved ones while raising funds that go to helping those with breast cancer and to research for future treatments and, one day, a cure. Komen-funded grants helped to uncover the BRCA mutation, which indicates if individuals have the breast cancer gene.
  • There's a 5K competitive run, a 5K Family Run/Walk, and 1 Mile Family Run/Walk.

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