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Susan G. Komen Baton Rouge Race for the Cure!

WAFB invites you to join us at the annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Baton Rouge. WAFB and the Susan G. Komen Affiliate of Baton Rouge have been long-time partners in raising awareness for breast cancer treatments and support in our community. WAFB's very own Donna Britt will emcee the events this year and will lead the WAFB team. Please join us Saturday, March 2nd to help raise awareness for this disease affecting 1 in 8 women each year.


Register now for the Baton Rouge Susan G Komen Race for the Cure.

The Baton Rouge Affiliate of Susan G. Komen is dedicated to fighting breast cancer at every front. Up to 75 percent of the Affiliate's net income goes toward funding grants to Baton Rouge local hospitals and community organizations that provide breast health education and breast cancer screening and treatment programs for medically underserved women. The remaining net income (a minimum of 25 percent) supports the national Komen Grants Program, which funds groundbreaking breast cancer research, meritorious awards and educational and scientific programs around the world. The Komen Race for the Cure is a unique event, designed and implemented to promote positive awareness, education and early detection of breast cancer.

The Baton Rouge Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure services the following Parishes: Ascension, East Baton Rouge, West Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, West Feliciana, Iberville, Livingston, Pointe Coupee, St Helena and Tangipahoa.


The race this year will be located at the LSU Old Front Nine on March 2, 2013.

Schedule of Events:

7:00 am - Race-Day Registration

8:00 am - Survivor Recognition

8:30 am - 1 Mile Fun Run

9:00 am - 5k Run / Walk

10:00 am - Celebration / Awards / Live Band

Any further questions can be answered by calling 225-246-2977 or email race@komenbatonrouge.org.

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