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June 6: Susan G. Komen Global Race for the Cure

by Borderstan.com May 26, 2009 at 4:38 am 0

The Susan G. Komen Global Race for the Cure is Saturday, June 6 on The National Mall. (Image: Komen Race Web site.)

The Susan G. Komen Global Race for the Cure is Saturday, June 6 on The National Mall. (Image: Komen Race Web site.)

This is this weekend: Saturday, on June 6: The Susan G. Komen Global Race for the Cure, on The National Mall. Details follow. This is a worthy cause: the fight against breast cancer. Race Information
Come celebrate 20 years of raising funds and awareness for the movement to end breast cancer forever. Join the more than 50,000 participants coming together as a living testament to the power of individuals to impact the world.

Saturday, June 6
The National Mall
Washington, D.C.

You can run or walk the 5K route, or even sleep your way toward the cures. There is also a special Race and activities for kids 12 and under. Learn how to participate.

One of the best ways to impact the global movement to end breast cancer forever is to fundraise for Susan G. Komen for the Cure as part of your participation in the Komen Global Race. Learn more about how to fundraise and what rewards await you.

Up to 75 percent of the money raised by the Susan G. Komen Global Race for the Cure stays in the D.C. area to fund screening, treatment and education programs through the National Capital Area Grant Program. The remaining dollars support the Komen Global Promise Fund, reaching underserved people in areas where breast cancer mortality rates are the highest.

Get more information about Susan G. Komen for the Cure here.

Pre-Race Activities

Volunteer Opportunities: Learn more about how you can help support the Race as a volunteer.

Workshops: Whether you need fundraising advice or help forming and leading a team, we’re here to support you. Join the knowledgeable Race staff and some of your fellow participants via conference call for information, inspiration and motivation. Visit our online calendar to RSVP for an upcoming workshop.

Race Day Activities
On the day of the Komen Global Race for the Cure, the National Mall will be filled with breast cancer advocates of all ages. Enjoy food, entertainment and information before and after the big event. Read more…

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