22nd annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure hits Detroit on Saturday

Pink will overtake Woodward Avenue outside Comerica Park

DETROIT - The 22nd annual Susan G. Komen Detroit Race for the Cure, locally presented by the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, is Saturday at Comerica Park in Detroit.

Tune in at 6 a.m. for a special edition of Local 4 News Morning live from the event.

The Komen Detroit Race helps low-income, uninsured and under-served women and men in Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties access lifesaving breast cancer screenings and treatment services.


7 a.m.: Street closures begin; on-site registration starts; all booths open
8 a.m.: Opening Ceremony honoring survivors and the memory of lost loved ones
9 a.m.: 5K Run, followed by 5K Walk and 1-Mile Walk
10:30 – 11:30 a.m.: Closing Ceremony with runner and team awards

What You'll See:

  • Children's Activities Area
  • 10,000 pink ribbons and WSU ArtsCorps Detroit figures
  • 22 bands/entertainment groups
  • Pink carpet-runway for Survivors
  • Warriors in Pink Drummers, powered by Ford
  • Ford Warriors in Pink interactive trailer
  • Memorial Site – ArtsCorps Detroit communal art
  • Survivor Café and Survivor Trolley
  • Numerous sponsor giveaways
  • Shop for the Cure®
  • Warriors in Pink apparel
  • New Balance Lace up for the Cure® gear
  • Opening Ceremony hosted by Lila Lazarus
  • Closing Ceremony with runner and team awards

Can't make the big event? Donate online here.

SPECIAL SECTION: Breast Cancer awareness

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