The Pink 5K Kicks Off Breast Cancer Awareness Month
THE WOODLANDS, TX – Put your best foot forward this Breast Cancer Awareness Month by participating in The Breast Cancer Charities of America’s (BCCA) 6th annual Pink 5K on Saturday, October 5th at Rob Fleming Park.
To commemorate BCCA’s ten years of service to those around the nation who are battling breast cancer, this year’s Pink 5K will be sparkle themed, and everyone is invited to help celebrate.
“We are excited to have everyone join us for the 2019 Pink 5K this year,” stated Executive Director Alix Josey. “This is such a fun event to raise awareness and garner support for all of those impacted by breast cancer. We cannot wait to see everyone’s sparkle and shine and have a fun morning with all our participants.”
The race is open to participants of all ages and abilities with wheelchairs, strollers, and even dogs invited to partake in the morning’s festivities. Vendors and entertainment will be available throughout the event to provide activities like face painting and Zumba, and all proceeds will benefit The Breast Cancer Charities of America and their various programs used to aid patients touched by breast cancer.
Registration is available online at ThePink5K.com or starting at 7:30 a.m. on the day of the race (pending availability). Participants may choose to register individually or as a team. Online registration provides each runner with the official “The Pink 5K” hot pink dry-fit shirt to wear (sizes limited), bib number, and a customized medal for race finishers.
Founded in 2009 and based in The Woodlands, Texas, BCCA is a national nonprofit dedicated to educating and empowering all men and women affected by breast cancer. As the leading nonprofit in integrated cancer care- an approach that encompasses mental and emotional health in conjunction to physical- BCCA has partnered with over 500 hospitals nationally and internationally to serve women battling breast cancer.