NOVI, Mich. - Thousands of women and men will come together this weekend to walk 60 miles over the course of three days for the Susan G. Komen 3-Day fundraiser.
This marks the eleventh year the event has been held in Michigan.
Participants raise a minimum of $2,300 and walk an average of 20 miles a day for three consecutive days, educating tens of thousands of people about breast health with every step. Seventy-five percent of the net proceeds raised by Komen 3-Day help support national research and large public health outreach programs. The remaining 25 percent supports local community and Affiliate outreach programs.
The walkers kick off the event Friday morning at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi.
Supporters are welcome to cheer along the walkers.
Public cheer station locations
Friday, August 15
7:00 a.m. – 7:30 a.m. Opening Ceremony
Suburban Collection Showplace
46100 Grand River Avenue
Novi, MI 48374
8:40 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Mile Marker 5.75
39350 W 9 Mile Road
Farmington Hills, MI 48167
10:45 a.m - 2:10 p.m. Mile Marker 12.6
Gill Elementary School
21195 Gill Road
Farmington Hills, MI 48335
Saturday, August 16
8:15 a.m. - 9:45 a.m., Mile Marker 4.9
(between Dunlap & E. Cady Street - East Side)
9:15 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Mile Marker 9.8
Kellogg Park - Downtown Plymouth
Ann Arbor Trail & Main Street
Plymouth, MI 48170
Sunday, August 17
10:15 a.m. - 1:15 p.m., Mile Marker 9.13
Warrendale Park Hines Drive
(Between E. Telegraph Road & Outer Drive)
Dearborn Heights, MI 48127
4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Closing Ceremony
Ford World Headquarters
One American Road
Dearborn, MI 48126
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