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What You'll Get
Outside of a 5k, the best way to test people's endurance is to see how long they can listen to a radio play-by-play of a 5k. Take on a real challenge with this Groupon.
$15 for Race for the Cure Registration (Up to $40 Value)
The race begins at the Great American Ball Park on Saturday, September 29. Participants can choose either to walk the 5K (a $30 value) or run the 10K (a $40 value) and will receive a Race for the Cure T-shirt, race bib, and entry to a follow-up venue with free food. Those who indicate they are breast-cancer survivors also get a special survivor T-shirt and the opportunity to take part in a Race Day Survivor Recognition Program.
Greater Cincinnati Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure
Sisters Susan G. Komen and Nancy G. Brinker were both inspired by the same battle with cancer. Shortly after Komen was diagnosed with the disease, she began intensive treatment. While going in and out of hospitals, Komen maintained a positive spirit and attempted to share her strength with other women fighting breast cancer. When her sister succumbed to the disease, Brinker started Susan G. Komen for the Cure in her sister's honor to empower women afflicted with breast cancer. The organization aims to ensure that people living with breast cancer receive quality medical care and raises money for scientific advancements to find cures for the disease.
One of a network of 121 affiliates across the country, the Greater Cincinnati Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure began as an annual Race for the Cure event with 2,700 participants. Over time, it has grown in numbers and strength and now sponsors events—including softball tournaments and bingo—to raise funds and awareness for screening, treatment, and research. The organization has funded $6.3 million in local screening and educational events and contributed $2 million to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Breast Cancer Research Grant Program.
The Fine Print
Promotional value expires Sep 29, 2012. Amount paid never expires. May buy multiple as gifts. Online registration required. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.