Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Breast Cancer Awareness 5K Run/Walk

The Breast Cancer Awareness 5K run/walk, which is part of the Darke County Wellness Challenge, will take place on Saturday, July 30, 2016 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.

We are excited to bring back the “Pink Mile”, a 1-mile walk led by men representing various community organizations and businesses. The walk will start at approximately 9:45am following the 5K run/walk event.

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 15th. 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 at approximately 11:30 a.m.

All registered participants over the age of 18 will be eligible to win a free car from Dave Knapp Ford. Participants must be present to win.

Race packet pick up will be available for pre-registered participants on Friday, July 29th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at First Congregational Christian Church Recreational Center. Race day pick up will begin at 6:30 a.m. at the same location.

For more information or to register online, visit www.goodtimesraces.com or contact Jill Brown at (937) 547-5079 or jill.brown@waynehealthcare.org. 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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