Hot Fall Running Colors Will be at the Women’s Only
This fall’s most fashionable runners will wear “Bright Fuchsia,” “Heather Fuchsia,” “Tropical Blue,” and “Haze Yellow.” Those are the T-shirt colors for this year’s Women’s Only 5K Walk & Run. The Oct. 3 event benefits the Mammography Scholarship Fund at Women’s Hospital. The fund helps provide screening mammograms for women who might not otherwise be able to afford them.
“Mammography is simply the best tool that we have for finding breast cancer at its earliest stage,” says Women’s Hospital President Cindy Farrand. “The Women’s Only makes it possible for more women to get this lifesaving test. The vibrant colors of our commemorative T-shirts capture the energy of the participants helping women in our community.” Breast cancer is the most frequently treated cancer at Cone Health Cancer Center.
The commemorative 23rd anniversary T-shirts are given to the first 3,000 women who register. (Bright Fuchsia for runners, Heather Fuchsia for survivors.) Women can register for the event by going to womensonlyrun.com. Early bird registration for the Oct. 3 event is $30 through Sept. 9. It goes to $40 after that date. Girls’ Only Mini-Walk & Run registration is $10. They will receive a Haze Yellow T-shirt. (Tropical Blue shirts are for volunteers.)
Last year, more than 2,500 women took part in the event, raising $110,316. The festivities begin at 8 a.m. with the Girls’ Only Mini-Walk and Run for participants 6 years old and younger. There will be dozens of exhibitors, Jazzercise warm-ups and other activities.
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