Race for the Cure announces online registration


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Originally Posted Online: Jan. 29, 2013, 11:07 am
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Komen Quad Cities Race for the Cure

Online registration to open February 8 for 2013 Susan G. Komen Quad Cities Race for the Cure

January 29thth, 2013-Davenport, IA- Online registration for the 2013 Komen Quad Cities Race for the Cure will open on Friday, February 8. Log onto www.komenquadcities.organd click on the registration link to sign up for the June 8, 2013 Race.

A $5 savings is given to online registrants.

Runners, walkers, and supporters of the breast cancer fight are urged to register early.

The 24th annual Race, that begins outside of the i wireless Center in downtown Moline, includes both a 5K and 1.2 mile walk/run.


About the Quad Cities Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure
The Quad Cities Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure—along with those who generously support us with their talent, time and resources—is working to better the lives of thosefacing breast cancer in our community. We join more than 100,000 breast cancer survivors and activists around the globe as part of the world's largest and most progressive grassroots network fighting breast cancer. Through the Komen Quad Cities Race for the Cure® and other affiliate events, we have raised more than $5 million. Up to 75 percent of net proceeds generated by the Komen Quad Cities Affiliate stay in the Quad City Affiliate's 8-county, bi-state service area to fund mammograms, breast health services, and education. The remaining income goes to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Award and Research Grant Programs supporting research, awards and educational and scientific programs around the world. Join us by calling 1-877-921-CURE (2873) or visiting us online at www.komenquadcities.org.


















 



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