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Join Breast Health Alliance Team in breast cancer fight

Posted: June 25, 2013 - 4:39pm

The Cuyuna Riverwood Breast Health Alliance is organizing a team for the annual Brainerd Lakes Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure to be held from 8-10 a.m. Saturday, June 29, at Forestview Middle School in Baxter.

The 14th Annual Komen Brainerd Lakes Race for the Cure includes a 5K race, 5K walk and 1-mile walk as well as a Spirit Runner category for those who are unable to participate physically.

Also, children ages 2-10 can race as Kids for the Cure at age-appropriate distances and can enter another event for a single fee. Register online at www.komenbrainerdlakes.org and select “Breast Health Alliance Team Aitkin” or “Breast Health Alliance Team Crosby.” Fees range from $12 for children ages 2-10 to $20 to $25 for adults, depending on the activity chosen.

Registration fees increase after June 21.

The first 2,400 people registered will receive a Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure race T-shirt.

For Team Aitkin race registration questions and information, contact Amy Renner, team captain and breast health care coordinator, at 218-429-3975. For Team Crosby race registration questions and information, contact Julie Hella, team captain, at 218-546-7000.

All proceeds from the event stay in the Susan G. Komen Minnesota Affiliate. Seventy-five percent of the dollars go toward community grants and 25 percent are dedicated to breast cancer research.

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