Slow and steady wins the race, as going too fast makes you sprout rabbit ears. Walk with this Groupon.
$40 for VIP registration for the 5K race or walk or the 1-mile walk (a $75 value)
- Official race bib
- 2013 Race for the Cure t-shirt
- Commemorative 2013 race pin
- Access to VIP lounge (includes food, activities, and entertainment)
- VIP gift bag
- Two tickets to the Cleveland Indians game on September 21
The 5K race starts at 9:15 a.m., the 5K walk starts at 9:30 a.m., and the 1-mile walk starts at 9:45 a.m. at Malls B and C on Saturday, September 21.
Susan G. Komen Northeast Ohio Race for the Cure
Although the symbol of Susan G. Komen for the Cure is a small pink ribbon, it represents a powerhouse of breast-cancer research and education. The rallying cry of "I am the cure" represents the foundation's multifaceted approach to fighting the disease, which focuses on community outreach, public perception of the disease, and funding for scientific research. Susan G. Komen for the Cure's work has helped increase early detection, survival rates, and federal funding of groundbreaking breast-cancer research.
Beyond its signature pink ribbon–bedecked merchandise, the Race for the Cure is the centerpiece of the foundation's fundraising and outreach efforts. Originally an 800-person charity race in Dallas, Race for the Cure has blossomed into a series of more than 150 races worldwide, which collectively host more than 1.7 million participants annually. Marathoners, runners, and walkers alike collect sponsorship donations from friends and family as they tackle races of varying lengths, wearing personalized signs on their backs to honor the breast-cancer victims and survivors in their lives. To date, Race for the Cure has raised more than $1.9 billion to support Komen initiatives. The Northeast Ohio affiliate serves 22 counties, and 75% of its net funds earned stay within the area, while the remaining 25% go to global research.