20th annual Portland Race for the Cure Sunday

20th annual Portland Race for the Cure Sunday

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20th annual Portland Race for the Cure Sunday

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by KGW.com Staff

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Posted on September 17, 2011 at 9:29 AM

Updated Saturday, Sep 17 at 2:06 PM

PORTLAND - Thousands will stream through Portland's Waterfront Sunday for the Race for the Cure. It's the 20th Komen Portland Race for the Cure to raise money and awareness for the fight against breast cancer, celebrate breast cancer survivors, and honor those who have lost their battle with the disease.

Volunteers and racers gather at 6:30 a.m. at Tom McCall Waterfront Park.

The American Cancer Society recommends women in their 20's and 30's have a clinical breast exam every three years, and every year for women age 40 and over.

Event Schedule

Sunday, September 18, 2011 Tom McCall Waterfront Park 6:30am On-Site Registration (Waterfront Park, Salmon Street Fountain)

7:45am Chip-Timed 5K Run

8:10am Untimed Co-Ed 5K Run

8:30am Untimed 1-Mile Walk

8:40am Untimed Women's 5K Run 9:00am Untimed 5K Walk

7:00-11:00am Survivor City Presented by Fred Meyer (near Morrison Bridge in park)

8:00-11:00am Entertainment (Main Stage) *NEW 10:45am Survivor Tribute (Main Stage)

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