Komen Greater NYC Race for the Cure
Sunday, September 8, 2013
Central Park at 9:00 a.m.
The Komen Greater New York City Race for the Cure® is the premier fundraiser of the Greater New York City Affiliate of Susan G. Komen®, the #1 Komen Affiliate in per capita Race fundraising and total grants awarded for five years in a row.
The Race for the Cure series, in its 33rd year, is the largest series of 5K runs/fitness walks in the world with 1.5 million participants annually. It raises significant funds and awareness for the fight against breast cancer, celebrates survivorship, and honors those who have lost their battle with the disease.
In 2012, over 15,000 people, including 800 survivors, registered and participated in the Race and $3.6 million was raised. Monies raised by the Race fund research to find the cures and provides funding for local breast health screening, treatment, education, and support services for under-served and at-risk women in New York City, Long Island, Westchester and Rockland Counties. In 2012, Komen Greater NYC awarded $4.4 million in grants.
The Race is a 5K walk/run. There is also a modified Race course for the disabled, people in treatment, the elderly, and those who cannot walk the full five kilometers.
Local Presenting Sponsor is Duane Reade. Local Presenting Media Sponsors are CBS 2, 1010 WINS and 102.7 Fresh FM.
For more information and to register, please visit www.komennyc.org/race or contact 212-293-CURE.