9th Annual Ovarian & Gynecologic Cancers 5k


Event Date

Sat, Sep 10, 2016


Rochester, NY



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9th Annual Ovarian & Gynecologic Cancers 5k

$20 $20 Closed

About This Activity

ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSES 12:00PM, THURSDAY, 9/08/16. REGISTER IN PERSON at MEDVEDS (Pittsford Colony, 3400 Monroe Ave, Rochester, NY 14618) THURSDAY 9/08/2016& FRIDAY 9/09/2016 at MEDVEDS or day of race, starting at 7:15am

The 9th Annual Ovarian & Gynecologic 5k Race/Walk at Monroe Community College, is a USTAF Registered course. The event is officially timed by PCR Timing, water stations are on the course. There will be post-race awards, refreshments and fun for all!

Every woman is at risk for developing a gynecologic cancer. It is estimated that there will be about 98,280 new cases diagnosed and approximately 30,440 deaths from gynecologic cancers in the United States during 2015 (American Cancer Society).Help us draw attention to Gynecologic Cancers -  ovarian, cervical, uterine, vaginal, and vulvar, which pose significant threats to women’s health.

Race proceeds go to Cancer Wellness Connections, a Rochester area non-profit which provides free diversionary activities to more than 15,000 people annually who are receiving outpatient chemotherapy treatment at Rochester area hospitals. Activities include personal training, Reiki therapy, yoga and meditation, art therapy, manicures, crafts, games and snacks. Through your support you are helping improve the quality of life for people in our community.

RACE PACKET PICK UP - SEPTEMBER 9, 10:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.  MEDVED RUNNING & WALKING OUTFITTERS Pittsford Colony, 3400 Monroe Ave, Rochester, NY 14618  (585) 248-3420  


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