Komen 2018 Race for the Cure, Downtown Lexington
The Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure will be held Oct 27 with a 9 a. for the 5K and 9:10 am for the one-mile race. The race will be held at Robert Stephens Courthouse Plaza in downtown Lexington.
Besides helping to combat cancer, a warm feeling of satisfaction for helping others, and perhaps challenging yourself to a physical task, registered race participants will find plenty of rewards. This year, race participants will receive a medal to recognize their efforts. Participants are urged to make sure they were their bib on race day two claim a medal. Racer will also a newly-designed gray long-sleeve participant T-shirt.
Organizers have also added the Baptist Health Wall of Remembrance/Honor which honors breast cancer survivors and forever fighters. Participants can remember a lost loved one by putting their name or picture on the new Wall of Remembrance/Honor on race day.
Cancer survivors will also have a special recognition with the Lexington Clinic Survivor Chute. Survivors will be honored and recognized in their own finishing chute on race day.
And just for fun, organizers have added a Halloween costume contest.