Mid-Missouri Komen Foundation Races To Cure

6 years 7 months 1 week ago September 18, 2010 Sep 18, 2010 Saturday, September 18 2010 Saturday, September 18, 2010 9:57:44 AM CDT in News
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COLUMBIA - The Susan G. Komen Foundation of Mid-Missouri spent Friday preparing for its first Race For The Cure. 4,000 runners and walkers are expected to come out Sunday morning to support breast cancer awareness. Komen Mid-Missouri has been around since 2006, but this is the first year it has hosted a race.

The event hopes to raise 150,000 dollars.  Race chair Johanna Cox-Littrell said the majority of the money raised will stay to help the local area. "75 percent of it stays within our 16 county affiliate service areas," said Cox-Littrell.

Online registration is closed, but people wanting to participate can register in person on Saturday at the Starting Block off Forum Boulevard from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. People can also register before the race on Sunday beginning at 6 a.m.

The race begins at 8 a.m. at Mizzou Sports Park between the Hearnes Center and Faurot Field.

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