Friday, July 10, 2015

Breast Cancer Awareness 5K Run/Walk

(Greenville) July 8 - The Breast Cancer Awareness 5K run/walk, which is part of the Darke County Wellness Challenge, will take place on Saturday, August 1, 2015 at the Annie Oakley statue in downtown Greenville. The kids run will begin at 8:00 a.m. with the 5K run/walk following at 8:30 a.m. Race packet pick up will be Friday, July 31st from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at First Congregational Christian Church Recreational Center and race day pick up is at 6:30 a.m.

The event is a great opportunity to raise public awareness of breast cancer while offering support for men and women who have been diagnosed with cancer. The race proceeds benefit individuals in the Darke County community who need mammograms, ultrasounds, wigs, prosthesis, lymphedema services and other supplies to help aid in their treatment and care.

To guarantee a custom tech shirt, race registration forms must be received by July 17th. Early registration is $25 and race day registration is $30. Early registration for the kids run with tech shirt is $12 and $5 with no shirt. Awards and post race activities will take place at Dave Knapp Ford.

For more information or to register online, visit or call Jill Brown at (937) 547-5079. If you are unable to participate, but would like to make a donation, please mail it to: Breast Cancer Awareness of Darke County, c/o Jill Brown, 835 Sweitzer Street, Greenville, Ohio 45331. The Breast Cancer Awareness of Darke County is a 501(c) 3 organization.

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