Annual Susan G. Kommen race will be taking place in Phoenix, Arizona on Sunday, October 14th, 2012. As stated on the official website, Susan G. Komen Phoenix Affiliate was started by three members of the Junior League of Phoenix (JLP) to honor their friend who lost her life to breast cancer. In 1993, JLP and Banner Health partnered to bring the Race for the Cure® to Phoenix. That first Race drew 1,500 participants and raised $65,000. In 2010, we held the 18th Annual Komen Phoenix Race for the Cure® and raised $2 million! This signature event draws thousands of survivors and supporters together each year to celebrate breast cancer survivorship, to honor those who have lost their battle with the disease, and to help raise funds and awareness for the fight against breast cancer.
Every year, thousands of individuals of all ages and from across the United States sign up for this fabulous and well-meant fundraising race. All the events are non-competitive and the race options are as follows:
* 1 Mile Run/Walk
* Breast Cancer Survivors 5K Run
* 5K Run
* 5K Walk
* Sleep In for the Cure®
Visiting Arizona during the second weekend of October? Don’t miss out on the opportunity to have fun with the whole family, improve your health, and help support cancer cure research! Early bird registration closes tomorrow, September 28th, 2012.
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