HONOLULU (KHON2) — The 2021 Susan G. Komen Race for the Treatment® to boost cash and consciousness for breast most cancers was held just about this yr because of the COVID-19 pandemic on Sunday, Oct. 17.
Runners and walkers donned pink wherever they did their race as they unfold consciousness of the illness. A number of the racers have been at Kapiolani Park.
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The Hawaii opening ceremony was livestreamed on Fb.
“I’m touched and grateful for each single one that took the time to register, donate and stroll or run as a part of at present’s Komen Race For the Treatment®,” mentioned Rolanda Morgan, Susan G. Komen Hawaii Government Director. “The ability of our neighborhood is just not about bodily being collectively, it’s in regards to the influence every of us could make once we stroll yet another step and lift yet another greenback. Our Hawaii neighborhood has demonstrated their dedication to saving lives and discovering a treatment for breast most cancers and I couldn’t be extra proud.”
Donations for the race are accepted till Nov. 17 at komen.org. Cash goes to analysis, affected person care and advocacy for presidency coverage selections.
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Organizers plan to do the occasion subsequent yr in particular person.
The group says each two minutes a lady is identified with breast most cancers.
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