Will there be a Toledo Race for the Remedy in 2021?


Susan G. Komen Northwest Ohio said the popular 5K runs and fitness walks raise funds for breast cancer research, care, community and action.

TOLEDO, Ohio – The Susan G. Komen Toledo and Findlay Races for the Cure will be held in person in September 2021.

This was announced by Susan G. Komen Northwest Ohio on Wednesday.

The 9th annual Findlay Race will take place on Saturday, September 25th, on the Blanchard Valley Health System campus.

The 28th annual Toledo Race takes place one day later, on Sunday, September 26th, in downtown Toledo.

In 2020, the races had to be held virtually due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The organizers are happy that the community is coming together again this year.

“At Komen, in northwest Ohio, we are so happy to hear these stories from their survivors and their families and loved ones. And every single breast cancer journey is different, ”said Gretchen Awad, Susan G. Komen’s Community Relations and Development Director of Northwest Ohio. “And we learn from each and every one of our community members. That is why it is so important that they meet in person and are able to gather in person and share their stories with one another. “

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For those who prefer, there will also be a virtual option in 2021.

The Findlay and Toledo Race for the Cure events provide year-round funding for women and men in need of breast cancer screening, breast cancer treatments, child care and patient transportation, breast health education, advocacy, and more.

“Komen takes a multi-level approach. We want to make sure our community has the resources they need, and that includes our survivors and breast cancer patients to help with care. We want to make sure we take action, that they have the resources they need in relation to mammograms and medical treatments and other barriers to care such as transportation and childcare costs. We want to make sure we stand up for the rights of our patients locally, state and federal, “Awad said. We want to make sure we always fund groundbreaking research to find the cures.”

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Registration for the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure is now possible website.

You can also email [email protected] or [email protected] or call 567-200-2327 to sign up.

Registration fees are US $ 35 for adults and US $ 20 for participants under the age of 18.

Nominations for the Toledo and Findlay prize winners “In Memory Of” and “In Celebration Of” are also possible with immediate effect.