Final Preps Being Made for Race for the Cure

Published 09/25 2013 03:11PM

Updated 10/29 2013 03:38PM

The annual Susan G Komen Race for the Cure is set for Saturday morning in Downtown Amarillo.

Race for the Cure

- Saturday

- Downtown Amarillo

- 9 a.m.

- $30 / $20


Why Susan G. Komen needs your support:

Every step counts! Your donation provides women and men in the Komen Greater Amarillo Affiliate with services that have literally saved lives. You help make the following programs possible:

    Free mammograms and diagnostics
    Medical treatment for qualified breast cancer patients who cannot afford care, including surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation
    Support services including support groups, assistance with finding financial resources, prescription refills and transportation to medical appointments
    Education about the warning signs of breast cancer, methods of early detection and the latest treatment options
    Cutting edge research to find a cure for breast cancer

Up to 75 percent of net proceeds are used for local programs like those listed above, with 25 percent used to fund breast cancer research.

Schedule of Events

6:30am - Registration Opens

7:00am - Survivor Breakfast Begins

8:00am - 5K Competitive

8:00am - EXPO/Kids for the Cure Corner opens

8:45am - Survivor Photo & Parade

9:00am - Awards and Closing Ceremonies

9:15am - 5K Fun Run/ Walk, 1 Mile Fun Run/ Walk

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