For many cities, this will be the first in-person run or walk since 2019.
Participants in the MORE THAN PINK Walk or Run for the Cure include breast cancer survivors, co-survivors, people living with metastatic breast cancer, friends, family members and others supporters.
For those unable to attend an in-person event, Komen is hosting a virtual walk where you are on Saturday October 29.
“We are thrilled to welcome Race and Walk participants back in person and virtually. This is our opportunity to provide community for anyone touched by breast cancer. Whether you are in treatment, celebrating survivorship or a family member, friend or loved one, we hope you will join us this fall and be part of our collective efforts to end breast cancer forever,” said Paula SchneiderPresident and CEO of Susan G. Komen.
“We welcome all members of our breast cancer community by honoring friends, family and anyone who has been touched by the disease,” Schneider said. “The MORE THAN PINK, Race for the Cure and Walk Where You Are walk is a way for us to come together in a common goal to cure breast cancer and the funds raised by participants and corporate sponsorships will give more people who have been affected by the disease, access to resources and the support they need now.”
Walk where you are Returns for supporters unable to participate in person
For those unable to participate in person, supporters can join Komen at a Walk Where You Are event on October 29. The virtual walk experience includes pre-event programming such as online meetups and virtual social hours to encourage connection between attendees and staff and among fellow attendees.
In 2021, Komen hosted a national virtual event called Walk Where You Are which had a huge turnout during the pandemic. In 2021, 5,000 participants from all 50 states, washington d.c. and 8 countries across four continents participated in the virtual march.
Places and dates for At Susan G. Komen’s MORE THAN PINK Walk, run for the cure and walk where you are
This year, the following cities will host a MORE THAN PINK Walk or Run for the Cure:
- August 28, 2022 – Madison, Wis.
- September 10, 2022 – Memorial/Bloomington, Ill.
- September 10, 2022 – Louisville, Kentucky
- September 17, 2022 – Hudson, Ohio
- September 18, 2022 – washington d.c.
- September 18, 2022 – Wausau, Wis.
- September 24, 2022 – Atlanta, Georgia
- September 24, 2022 – Tulsa, Oklahoma
- September 25, 2022 – Toledo, Ohio
- September 25, 2022 – Newport Beach, California
- September 25, 2022 – Evansville, Indiana
- October 1, 2022 – Buffalo, New York
- October 1, 2022 – Memorial/Springfield, Ill.
- October 1, 2022 – San Francisco, California
- October 1, 2022 – Chattanooga, TN
- October 1, 2022 – Houston, TX
- October 1, 2022 – Fort Worth, TX
- October 2, 2022 – Detroit, Michigan
- October 2, 2022 – New York, New York
- October 2, 2022 – Jackson, New Jersey
- October 2, 2022 – Honolulu Hawaii
- October 8, 2022 – Los Angeles, California
- October 8, 2022 – Miami/ft. Lauderdale, Florida
- October 8, 2022 – Charlotte, North Carolina
- October 8, 2022 – Indianapolis, Indiana
- October 8, 2022 – Rogers, Arkansas
- October 8, 2022 – Omaha, Nebraska
- October 9, 2022 -Muriette, California
- October 9, 2022 – Milwaukee, Wis.
- October 15, 2022 – Manchester, Vermont
- October 15, 2022 – Nashville, TN
- October 15, 2022 – Terre Haute, Indiana
- October 22, 2022 – Hartford, Connecticut
- October 22, 2022 – Dallas, TX
- October 22, 2022 – Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
- October 23, 2022 – Denver, Colorado
- October 29, 2022 – Chicago, Ill.
- October 29, 2022 – New Orleans, Louisiana
- October 29, 2022 – Boston, MA
- October 29, 2022 – Walk where you are, anywhere in the United States (virtual walk)
- October 30, 2022 – Austin, TX
- November 6, 2022 – San Diego, California
“We are thrilled that our participants, from individuals and their families to national teams, are coming together to help raise vital funds to support the breast cancer community through our research, patient care services, programs, our education and our political work,” Schneider said.
Bank of America and Walgreens are national sponsors of MORE THAN PINK Walk, Race for the Cure and Walk Where You Are.
For more information on how to register for an event near you or for the virtual walk, go to: https://www.komen.org/how-to-help/attend-events/race-for-the-cure/
About Susan G. Komen
Susan G. Komen is the world’s leading non-profit breast cancer organization, working to save lives and eradicate breast cancer forever. Komen has an unparalleled, comprehensive 360-degree approach to fighting this disease on all fronts and supporting millions of people in the United States and countries around the world. We advocate for patients, drive breakthroughs in research, improve access to high-quality care, provide direct patient support, and empower people with trusted information. Founded by Nancy G. Brinkerwho promised his sister, Susan G. Komen, that she would end the disease that claimed Suzy’s life, Komen remains committed to supporting those affected by breast cancer today, while tirelessly seeking the cures of tomorrow. Visit komen.org or dial 1-877 GO KOMEN. Join us on social media at www.komen.org/contact us/follow us/.
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