Known as one of the best days in the city of Detroit, the June 7, 2014 Komen Detroit Race for the Cure® has something for everyone. Ten thousand pink ribbons will decorate the Jefferson Ave. route where 20-plus bands and entertainment groups will perform; sponsors and other booths around Chene Park will have giveaways and offer exciting activities.
- 23rd Annual Susan G. Komen Detroit Race for the Cure®
- 5K Competitive Run and Noncompetitive Walk
- Locally presented by the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute
- Michigan’s largest breast cancer event
- Beloved traditions and cool, new stuff!
WHEN: Saturday, June 7, 7:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
7 a.m.: Street closures begin; onsite registration starts; all booths open
8 a.m.: Opening Ceremony honoring survivors and lost loved ones
9 a.m.: 5K Run followed by 5K Walk
10:30 – 11:30 a.m.: Closing Ceremony with runner and team awards
WHERE: Chene Park, 2600 Atwater St., on Detroit’s Riverfront
WHY: To save lives and end breast cancer forever.
What You’ll See
|Children’s Activities Area
10,000 pink ribbons and WSU ArtsCorps Detroit figures
20-plus bands/entertainment groups
Pink carpet-runway for Survivors
Warriors in Pink Drummers, powered by Ford
Ford Warriors in Pink interactive experience
Memorial Site – communal art
Surprises from Route Neighbors far and wide
Numerous sponsor giveaways
Shop for the Cure®
Warriors in Pink apparel
New Balance Lace up for the Cure® gear
Closing Ceremony with runner and team awards
Local media personalities
DONATION: There are two ways to participate: online fundraising, which includes your own personal donation page (received when you register online), and manually, by using the paper copy of the Friends for the Cure® form and mailing it in with your donations or turning them in on Race day at the Friends booth. Here is a link to learn more: http://www.karmanoscancer.org/KomenDetroit/howtoraisefunds.aspx.