The Pink 5K Returns to Assist Women & Families Affected by Breast Cancer
THE WOODLANDS, TX – The Pink 5K is coming back to The Woodlands for the 6th year in a row. Grab your favorite running shoes, create a team, and walk/run to raise awareness and kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month on Saturday, October 5th.
The Breast Cancer Charities of America, also known as iGoPink, is celebrating 10 sparkling years with The Pink 5K being sparkle themed. All proceeds raised will go directly back towards the funding of iGoPink’s numerous program services that benefit men and women across the nation and locally who are battling breast cancer.
“We are excited to have everyone join us for the 2019 Pink 5K this year,” said Alix Josey, Executive Director at iGoPink. “This is such a fun event to raise awareness and garner support for all of those impacted by breast cancer. We cannot wait to see everyone’s sparkle and shine, and doing good while having fun.”
This fun family-friendly event is open to participants of all ages, and strollers, wheelchairs, and even dogs are all invited to participate. From face painting to Zumba, there will be a variety of entertainment throughout the morning for the whole family to enjoy. Registration is available online at www.ThePink5K.com and in person on the day of starting at 7:30 a.m. (pending availability). Participants may choose to register individually or as a team.
Event sponsors include: MD Anderson Cancer Center – The Woodlands, BayWay Cadillac of The Woodlands, LV Wellness & Asthetics, Hodges Collision Centers, Christian Brothers Automotive, Quadvest, Vertiex Community Bank, Stepping Stones Preparatory Academy, Benchmark Bank – The Woodlands, The Howard Hughes Corporation, Texas Oncology, Chart Energy + Chemicals, Hand + Stone Massage and Facial Spa, Camp Gladiator – Spring, Quality of Life Chiropractic, Orange Theory Fitness, and Tiff’s Treats.
Founded in 2009 and based in The Woodlands, Texas, The Breast Cancer Charities of America (BCCA) is a national nonprofit dedicated to educating and empowering all men and women affected by breast cancer. As the leading nonprofit in integrated cancer care – an approach that encompasses mental and emotional health in conjunction with physical – BCCA has partnered with over 500 hospitals nationally and internationally to serve women battling breast cancer. To find out more about The Breast Cancer Charities of America, visit www.iGoPink.org.