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2015 Susan G. Komen Greater Fort Worth Race for the Cure

Start Date: 4/25/2015
End Date: 4/25/2015
Start Time: 8:00 AM
End Time:  
Recurring: No
Place: Ridgmar Mall
Address: 1888 Green Oaks Rd
City: Fort Worth
Additional Details: Registration for the Race is now open and can be completed online at www.komengreaterfw.org. An “Early Bird Registration” discount of $10 off registration is available for participants who register from now until midnight Friday, November 28. Featuring a 5K and 1-mile fun run, many participants choose to use the Race as an opportunity for competition, but running or even walking isn’t necessary to participate. Supporters can also “Sleep in for the Cure®” or participate by fundraising or making a donation in honor of another participant or loved one. The family-friendly event will also feature a breast cancer survivor parade, Kids for the Cure activities, including a bounce house and cupcake walk, as well as the KoMEN Cave – an area of the Race dedicated to male breast cancer survivors and men who support the cause, featuring a classic car show, pull-up challenge and a technology area. The Race for the Cure raises funds and awareness for the fight against breast cancer, celebrates breast cancer survivors and honors those who have lost their battle with the disease. The largest fundraiser for Komen Greater Fort Worth, 75 percent of the funds raised support breast cancer detection, treatment and education locally in Tarrant, Parker, Johnson and Hood counties, with the remaining 25 percent going to national research initiatives.
Contact Name: Melissa
Contact Email: Melissa@jodesign.com
Contact Phone: 817-335-0100
Web Address: http://www.komengreaterfw.org

Robert Francis
Robert is a Fort Worth native and longtime editor of the Fort Worth Business Press. He is a former president of the local Society of Professional Journalists and was a freelancer for a variety of newspapers, weeklies and magazines, including American Way, BrandWeek and InformatonWeek. A graduate of TCU, Robert has held a variety of writing and editing positions at publications such as the Grand Prairie Daily News and InfoWorld. He is also a musician and playwright.

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