The annual Long Island Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk at Jones Beach, which normally attracts some 65, people, making it the largest such walk in the nation, had to pivot to virtual events, car parades and other activities this month as the American Cancer Society continues to raise awareness about the disease. COVID made that impossible. Whether it's using our step app so they can walk together virtually, a scavenger hunt, which is something fun to do with your family, and also we have a drive-through experience that's going to be taking place at Jones Beach," Schafer said in an interview. To reserve a time slot for the drive-through at Jones Beach and Riverhead, go to www.
Gymnastics team hosts breast cancer awareness run and walk Oct. 23
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October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater gymnastics team will host its third annual breast cancer awareness 5-mile run and walk to help support the cause. On Friday, October 23, the 5-mile run and walk will start at noon in Starin Park Pavilion, with registration beginning at 11 a. The run and walk will go through the streets of Whitewater and finish at the Coulthart Pavilion outside Perkins Stadium. All proceeds go to the National Breast Cancer Foundation. Gymnastics Head Coach Jennifer Regan was inspired to start this event at a gymnastics meet in February At the meet UW-Whitewater gymnasts and gymnasts from other universities honored breast cancer awareness by wearing pink leotards.
Morristown Memorial Hospital to kick off the 2009 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk
The event, organized by Astrove for the second year, brought together nearly thirty students, passionate about continued public support for Breast Cancer research and spreading awareness about the prevalence of the disease. Last Tuesday, the students participating in the Walk met in front of the College Center at Crozier-Williams, fashioned in all the pink clothing they could find. Astrove welcomed the participants before they began their walk around campus, using her position as leader of the event to share information about breast cancer, breast cancer research and the importance of supporting organizations, such as the Susan G. Koman Foundation, that are dedicated to supporting women and families coping with the disease, as well to raising funds to aide researchers in finding a cure. As Peer Educators, Astrove and the other students involved are responsible for planning programs on campus that promote adolescent and early-adult health.
I actually debated whether to go or not. That means that on Saturday, they walked miles and were getting up Sunday to walk another This simulates what will happen on the actual Avon Breast Cancer Walk.