This Sunday, October 1st, there will be an annual Especially for you race against breast cancer walk. The walk takes place in downtown Cedar Rapids. The 5k run begins at 8:00 and it’s $35 to participate. This is a special event that thousands of people participate in, and are excited for.
There will be a post race party at the Newbo City Market downtown. The activities will include a pancake breakfast, kids activities, team photos, massage, music and entertainment, and shuttle service.
In an interview with Delaney, I asked what her favorite part about the walk was. She answered, that her favorite part about the walk was being with her family and friends after the race for breakfast.
If you are looking to volunteer this Sunday at the walk, there are multiple ways to help out. You can help with the race course preparation and the tear down, you must be 18 or older to help with this activity. The time options are 5:30- 8:00 am or 7:30-10:30 am. Volunteers are needed for the start line assistance and tear down activity, the time is 7:00-9:00 am. Volunteers are needed as back up timers, you must be 18 or older to participate in this activity.
The volunteer time is 7:00-10:30 am. Result receipts volunteers are needed, you must be 18 or older to volunteer for this activity. The time to volunteer for this activity will be 7:00-10:30 am. Finish line volunteers are needed, you must be 15 or older to volunteer for this activity. The time to volunteer for this activity will be 7:00- 10:30 am. For more information for volunteer opportunities check out the volunteer tab on the website.
For more information or any questions about the walk on Sunday go to http://www.especiallyforyourace.org. This is a great opportunity to get outdoors this weekend for a good cause. I hope to see lots of you there.
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