15th Annual Susan G. Komen Tidewater Race for the Cure® Returns to the Virginia Beach Oceanfront on October 10th
Virginia Beach - October 10, 2015 – Race for a world without breast cancer at the 15th Annual Susan G. Komen Tidewater Race for the Cure® on Saturday morning, October 10th, along the Virginia Beach Oceanfront. This year’s race features a 5K timed race, 5K non-competitive run/walk, 50-yard kids’ dash, Survivor’s tent, Sponsor tent and much more! Race park opens at 7:00am, with the timed run at 7:30am, and the recreational walk/run beginning at 8:30am. Race for the Cure® raises funds for the local fight against breast cancer and national breast cancer research. At Race for the Cure® we celebrate breast cancer survivors and honor those who have lost their battle with the disease.
The Komen Race for the Cure® series is the largest series of 5K runs/fitness walks in the world. Thanks to strong support in the community, the Komen Tidewater Race for the Cure® signature event is the largest in Virginia.
Adult registration is $35 for the 5K run/walk with an additional $5 for chip timing. Those who can’t attend on Race day can support the effort by registering to Sleep In for the Cure® or supporting participants as “Proud in the Crowd”.
Since 1999, Komen Tidewater has invested more than $4.4 million in the fight against breast cancer, awarding these dollars through grants to local organizations that deliver breast health services in the Tidewater service area.
“Our fundraising efforts have made it possible to continue our quest to save lives and end breast cancer forever through community outreach, advocacy, global programs and research. Thanks to Your commitment, we can continue fighting this disease right here in our community and across the globe,” said Sharon Laderberg, Executive Director of Susan G. Komen Tidewater Affiliate.
“Our mission is not yet complete; however we are making tremendous advancements in the fight to end Breast Cancer”.
Support from the Susan G. Komen Tidewater Race for the Cure® sponsors ensure that more money can go directly to the fight against breast cancer. Visit www.komentidewater.org for more information and to register for the 15th Annual Komen Tidewater Race for the Cure.
Contact: Shawn Martin, Marketing Director
Susan G. Komen Tidewater
757- 490-7794 ext. 109