Race For The Cure Comes To Hartford

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Runners came to Bushnell Park in Hartford on Saturday for the 20th annual Komen Race for the Cure, which helps raise money for breast cancer research.

Below is Hartford Courant reporter Lori Riley’s preview of the race. Read more at courant.com.

Julie Armstrong wants women to act quickly when they suspect something is wrong with their bodies, because she did not.

Dr. George Stohr wants women to know the importance of mammograms.

Lindsey Donato is passionate about raising money in honor of her mom’s battle against breast cancer.

They are just three of the more than 3,000 runners and walkers who will converge on Bushnell Park in Hartford Saturday morning for the Komen CT Race for the Cure. There is a 5K race, as well as a 5K walk and a 1.5K walk.

Everyone participating has a reason to be there; it might be to support and celebrate a breast cancer survivor, it might be to remember those who have died of the disease; it could be simply to raise money for research and support for those with breast cancer.

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