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Susan G. Komen 3-day kicks off today

Event helps in the fight against breast cancer

The Susan G. Komen marathon to benefit breast cancer is kicking off on Friday.
The Susan G. Komen marathon to benefit breast cancer is kicking off on Friday.

NOVI, Mich. – Hundreds of men and women are set to walk 60 miles in three days to help in the fight against breast cancer.

The Susan G. Komen 3-day walk kicks off early Friday morning.

Participants are gathering at the Suburban Collection Showplace to start the event.  

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. 

On Sunday, you can cheer the group on at the Ford World Headquarters in Dearborn.

Here are some public cheering stations:

Friday

8:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.: Public Cheering Station

CVS Pharmacy

39350 W. 9 Mile Rd.

Farmington Hills, MI 48167

 

10:35 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Public Cheering Station

Gill Elementary School

21195 Gill Rd.

Farmington Hills, MI 48335

 

Saturday

8:10 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.: Public Cheering Station

Downtown Northville

Center Street (Between Dunlap & E. Cady Street - East Side)

 

9:20 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.: Public Cheering Station

Kellogg Park -Downtown Plymouth

Ann Arbor Trail & Main Street

Plymouth, MI 48170


Sunday

9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Public Cheering Station

Perrin Field

27443 Ann Arbor Trail

Dearborn Heights, MI 48127


Closing Ceremony

4:30 p.m. Ceremony begins

Walkers will celebrate the conclusion of their 60-mile journey with an incredibly emotional victory walk into the Closing Ceremony.

Ford World Headquarters

One American Road

Dearborn, MI 48126

 

 

 


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