Stories tagged: Race for the Cure
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 8, 2017, 10:49 p.m.
Susan G. Komen Eastern Washington chapter shutting down
The Eastern Washington affiliate of the Susan G. Komen organization is closing its doors at the end of March, but a different organization is stepping in to take its place.
Mon., April 27, 2015
Breast cancer survivors find support at 10th Komen Race for the Cure
Kristie Ryser and Audrey DeRosier released their pink survivor balloons Sunday morning before the start of the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in downtown Spokane. Ryser, a Spokane …
Sat., Sept. 21, 2013
For Idaho teen, breast cancer fight is personal
When Kellogg High School senior Jessica Margason decided to put together a team for the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, the fundraising goal of $1,000 seemed daunting. Headed …
Sat., May 18, 2013
Surrounded by support – and sisters
I stood in a sea of pink and felt my eyes well up with tears. The breast cancer survivors surrounding me, as we posed for a photo on the INB …
Mon., April 22, 2013
Spokane runners support cancer survivors
The Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure filled downtown Spokane with a crowd dressed in pink for the seventh running of the race under cool Sunday morning temperatures. Spokane …
Sun., April 21, 2013, 10:32 a.m.
Race for Cure turns Spokane pink for a day
The Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Spokane filled the downtown area with a crowd dressed in pink in the seventh running of the five kilometer event.
Mon., April 23, 2012
Komen race sees drop in participation
An estimated 7,500 runners, joggers and walkers participated in Spokane’s Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure on Sunday. Last year, 8,500 people finished the 5-kilometer course. Organizers were anticipating …
Mon., April 23, 2012
Photo: Turning out for the cure
On her mark: Spokane resident Jackie Colton lines up for the start of the Susan G. Komen Eastern Washington Race for the Cure in downtown Spokane on Sunday morning. Colton, …
Fri., April 20, 2012, 1 a.m.
Registration numbers down for Spokane Komen race
Fewer people are participating in Spokane’s Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure this year after the breast-cancer charity’s national office let abortion politics influence its funding policies. Race registrations …
Mon., April 18, 2011
Sixth annual Komen race has Spokane awash in pink
About 9,000 people painted downtown Spokane pink Sunday in the annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. Now in its sixth year, the event will raise roughly $500,000. Seventy-five …
Mon., April 19, 2010, 1:52 p.m.
Spokane Race for the Cure drew nearly 9,000 participants
Sunday’s Komen Eastern Washington Race for the Cure drew 8,850 runners in Spokane, an about 20 percent increase over last year, organizers say.
Mon., April 20, 2009
Turnout outpaces expectations at breast cancer fundraising race
A fundraising race for breast cancer research brought more than 7,100 people to downtown Spokane on Sunday morning. The turnout was the largest in the four-year history of the Susan …