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Susan G. Komen® Race for the Cure Raises Money for Cutting-Edge Breast Cancer Research

 Susan G. Komen®, the world’s leading breast cancer organization, will hold an in-person Race for the Cure to raise critical funds that support breast cancer patients and advance research that brings us closer to the cures.

By Girl Power News , in News , at September 3, 2022 Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Susan G. Komen®, the world’s leading breast cancer organization, will hold an in-person Race for the Cure to raise critical funds that support breast cancer patients and advance research that brings us closer to the cures. The Race will be held on Saturday, October 1, 2022 near downtown Houston and Sam Houston Park.

“We look forward to creating a community for anyone impacted by breast cancer as we gather, in person, for this year’s Race. Funds raised from the Race for the Cure will further our ability to meet the needs of people in treatment through trained patient navigators and financial assistance, as well as fund research aimed at improving outcomes for all,” Kristen Barley, State Executive Director of the Gulf Coast Area, at Susan G. Komen.

Komen is pleased to welcome returning presenting sponsor Kroger Food Stores, silver sponsors Amgen/American Bone Health, Houston Methodist, and MD Anderson Cancer Center, and bronze sponsors Citi, Enterprise Holdings LLC, Francesca’s, Greenwich Lifesciences, Harvey Builders, Nabors, NOV, Oak Farms Dairy, Page and Shell Oil Company.

Participants can expect to enjoy the following at the Race:

  • Water, bananas, and granola bars from Kroger Food Stores
  • Hope Village, also known as Sam Houston Park, a place for participants, survivors, and those living with metastatic breast cancer (MBC) to gather and celebrate
  • IHOP serving complimentary breakfast to all Race participants
  • Pink Ribbon Café for Survivors and those living with metastatic breast cancer
  • Kids Corral with local mascots and family fun activities

Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure
Sam Houston Park
Houston, TX

Saturday, October 1, 2022

7:00 AM Event Opens
7:45 AM Opening Ceremony
8:00 AM 5K Start

Register Online
www.komen.org/houstonrace

About Susan G. Komen®

Susan G. Komen® is the world’s leading nonprofit breast cancer organization, working to save lives and end breast cancer forever. Komen has an unmatched, comprehensive 360-degree approach to fighting this disease across all fronts and supporting millions of people in the U.S. and in countries worldwide. We advocate for patients, drive research breakthroughs, improve access to high-quality care, offer direct patient support and empower people with trustworthy information. Founded by Nancy G. Brinker, who promised her 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 searching for tomorrow’s cures. Visit komen.org or call 1-877 GO KOMEN. Connect with us on social at www.komen.org/contact-us/follow-us/.