Race for the Cure: 8 Breast Cancer Awareness Events
13th Annual D'Feet Breast Cancer Family Event
Galveston, Texas - October 19, 2013 1 of 9
Celebrate life, honor those affected by breast cancer, and run to help find a cure. Festivities, which will take place at Moody Gardens, offer plenty of family-friendly activities. If running isn't your cup of tea, then enter the "Uplifting Ideas" Art Bra Contest and see if fashion design is the path for you.
Three Rivers Run or Walk
Rome, Georgia - October 19, 2013 2 of 9
With a 5K option or a two-mile walk, this race is perfect for anyone who wants to get out there and raise funds, as well as awareness. The Three Rivers 5K Run and 2-Mile Health Walk will benefit The Breast Center at Floyd.
Zumba Against Breast Cancer
Alexandria, Virginia - October 19, 2013 3 of 9
The Iota Epsilon Sigma Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority and XSport Fitness is hosting this zumbathon. Led by several certified Zumba Instructors, bring the whole family, shake a tail feather, get some exercise and have fun while helping to raise awareness and funds to fight breast cancer.
The Pink Think Breast Cancer Walk
St. Louis, Missouri - October 20, 2013 4 of 9
This event is more than just a walk. The Pink Think walk wants to educate women about breast cancer. Along the course there are stations that teach participants about breast cancer and the politics that effect patients and medical advancements.
Celebrate Your Princess
Fulshear, Texas - October 26, 2013 5 of 9
Treat yourself like a princess at this event that promises a day of fun. Stay for the post-walk Princess Pamper Party, where your furry friend can also enjoy the spoils. Little princesses and princes can have fun at the rock wall or moon bounce and even decorate a pumpkin.
2nd Annual Every Boob Counts 5K
Lake Worth, Florida - October 26, 2013 6 of 9
This spirited event will help spread the word that early cancer detection can help save lives. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Susan G. Komen, South Florida chapter and help provide support and resources to those in the local community.
11th Annual Race to Beat Breast Cancer 5K
Harrisonburg, Virginia - October 26, 2013 7 of 9
Lace up your shoes and walk to fight breast cancer. One unique thing about this event is the "Inspirational Homestretch". Signs read "In Honor of" and "In Memory of" those affect by cancer will be displayed along the roadway for the final stretch of the race. Once you've crossed the finish line, stick around for music, food and raffle prizes.
Busting Butts to Save Breasts 5K
8 of 9
Enjoy a scenic 5K run followed by a butt-kicking boot camp. Stick around to chat with nutritionists to learn which foods and exercises help prevent cancer. Proceeds from the event go to Face in the Mirror, a non-profit organization whose mission is to pamper cancer patients.