Susan G. Komen®, the world’s leading breast cancer organization, today announced that it will hold a Race for the Cure in Brooklyn, NY this fall on Sunday, October 2. The Race will be held on the Nethermead Lawn of Prospect Park, a rolling meadow near the center of the park.
“We are excited to welcome Race participants in person this year and grateful for the opportunity to provide a community for anyone who has been impacted by breast cancer. Whether you are in treatment, celebrating survivorship, or a family member, friend or loved one, we hope you will join us in October and be part of our collective efforts to end breast cancer forever,” said Stacie Spitzkoff, State Executive Director of New York at Susan G. Komen.
“We welcome all the members of our breast cancer community honoring friends, family and anyone who has been impacted by the disease,” said Spitzkoff. “The Race for the Cure is about making strides toward curing breast cancer and the funds raised through registrations and sponsorships will give more individuals who have been impacted by the disease access to resources and the support they need now.”
The Race for the Cure will take place on Sunday, October 2. This year, we are excited be back in-person after two years of coming together and supporting our breast cancer community virtually.
The Power of ONE Week – a week’s worth of events to honor those who have been impacted by breast cancer – will precede the Race taking place September 26-30. A schedule of in-person and virtual Power of ONE Week events and additional details will be announced soon.
Komen Greater New York City Race for the Cure
Sunday, October 2, 2022
7:30 AM | Event Opens
8:45 AM | Opening Ceremony
9:00 AM | Race/Walk