Indianapolis, IN, April 25, 2018 --(PR.com
)-- Impact the local and global fight against breast cancer by joining the 27th annual Susan G. Komen Central Indiana Race for the Cure®.
Komen Central Indiana’s largest fundraiser of the year takes place Saturday, April 28, 2018 at the Historic Military Park at White River State Park in Indianapolis. Registration is open through race day at www.komencentralindiana.org/race.
Participating in the Race at any level supports Komen’s bold goal to reduce the current number of breast cancer deaths by 50 percent in the U.S. by 2026. Funds raised from the race are granted out to local agencies and programs who provide education, screening, continued care and patient navigation to the women and men of central Indiana.
“Last year our fundraising efforts allowed Komen Central Indiana to impact over 40,000 Hoosiers, provide 20,000 services and diagnose over 100 individuals,” said Nikki Mazelin, interim executive director of Komen Central Indiana. “Reaching our goal of raising $1.15 million and saving more lives is only possible with your help.”
Kroger is returning this year as the premier sponsor of the Race, continuing the company’s tradition of making a significant impact in the fight against breast cancer. Now through April 28th, Kroger shoppers can choose to Round Up for the Cure at check out. All donations will go directly back to Komen Central Indiana.
Race Day Timeline
Saturday, April 28 – Military Park in downtown Indianapolis (approximate times)
7:00 – 9:00 a.m. Registration/Packet Pick-Up (Military Park Shelter)
7:15 a.m. Survivors and Thrivers meet at Hope Village to line up for parade
7:30 Survivor and Thriver Parade Ceremony
8:20 a.m. Aerobic Warm-Up
8:30 a.m. Kids’ Dash
100-yard dash for children ages 2 through 12
9:00 a.m. Competitive 5K Run Start
9:10 a.m. Participant 5K Run/Walk Start
9:20 a.m. One-Mile Family Walk Start
Other festivities include Kids’ Zone, food trucks and expo area highlighting sponsors plus Komen Central Indiana’s work in advocacy, research, grants and education.
for more information on the 27th annual Komen Central Indiana Race for the Cure.
About Susan G. Komen® and Komen Central Indiana
In the fight to end breast cancer, we are central Indiana’s locally led and empowered affiliate of Susan G. Komen® - a global organization whose name is synonymous with the cause. Susan G. Komen is the world’s largest breast cancer organization, funding more breast cancer research than any other nonprofit while providing real-time help to those facing the disease. Susan G. Komen Central Indiana works locally to improve outcomes for those facing breast cancer throughout 41 counties in central Indiana. For more information, call 317-638-2873 or visit komencentralindiana.org. Connect with us on Facebook at facebook.com/komencentralindiana
and Twitter @KomenCentralIN.